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U+BB3C, 물
HANGUL SYLLABLE MUL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:a-n-f

[U+BB3B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BB3D]

묿


묘 ←→ 뭐

Jeju[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Korean (mul, water), possible cognate with Proto-Tungusic *mū, Jurchen 木克 (mu-ke /muke/), Manchu ᠮᡠᡴᡝ (muke), Goguryeo (*me, river; water), Mongolian мөрөн (mörön, river), Japanese (mizu, water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(mul)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • ” in Andrew Cheng; K. David Harrison, Jeju-eo Talking Dictionary, Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages, 2014.
  • ” in Jeju's culture and language, Digital museum.

Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (meul)Early Modern

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 믈〮 (Yale: múl).

Possible cognate with Proto-Tungusic *mū, Jurchen 木克 (mu-ke /muke/), Manchu ᠮᡠᡴᡝ (muke), Goguryeo (*me, river; water), Mongolian мөрөн (mörön, river), Japanese (mizu, water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?mul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?mul
McCune–Reischauer?mul
Yale Romanization?mul
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 에 /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable, unless it is 에.

Noun[edit]

(mul)

  1. water
    시들고 있니? 얼마나 자주 주었지?
    I kkoch-eun wae sideulgo inni? - eolmana jaju mur-eul jueotji?
    Why is this flower withering? - How often did you give water to it?
  2. (after another noun, often negative) influence; taint (with verbs 들다 (deulda) or 먹다 (meokda))
    뉴욕 갔다 오니 미국 들었네.
    Nyuyok gatda oni Miguk mur-i da deureonne.
    After coming back from New York, you've become so Americanized [in a bad way].
    (literally, “After coming back from New York, all the American water has entered you.”)
Derived terms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

물— (mul-)

  1. aquatic

Etymology 2[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(mul)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC mɨut̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC mɨut̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪt̚, mɨut̚))