무슨

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 므슴 (musum). Also recorded in the same work in the form 므슷 (musus).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[musʰɯn]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? museun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? museun
McCune–Reischauer? musŭn
Yale Romanization? musun

Determiner[edit]

무슨 (museun)

  1. (interrogative) what, what kind of
    무슨 일을 하세요?
    Museun ireul haseyo?
    What kind of work do you do?
  2. some kind

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