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U+BBFC, 민
HANGUL SYLLABLE MIN
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Hangul Syllables
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믿


믜 ←→ 바

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Korean (Yale: mùy-n), the past adnominal form of 믜다〮 (Yale: mùy-tá, “(of hair) to fall off, etc.”). (maen) is originally an ablaut variant.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?min
Revised Romanization (translit.)?min
McCune–Reischauer?min
Yale Romanization?min

Verb[edit]

(min)

  1. past adnominal of 미다 (mida, (for hair) to fall off, etc.)

Prefix[edit]

민— (min-)

  1. unadorned, bare, lacking
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (people).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?min
Revised Romanization (translit.)?min
McCune–Reischauer?min
Yale Romanization?min

Noun[edit]

(min) (hanja )

  1. (literary) the people
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Min
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Min
McCune–Reischauer?Min
Yale Romanization?min

Proper noun[edit]

(Min) (hanja )

  1. a Min surname from Chinese.

See also[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Korean 민〯 (Yale: mǐn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [mi(ː)n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?min
Revised Romanization (translit.)?min
McCune–Reischauer?min
Yale Romanization?mīn

Verb[edit]

(min)

  1. past adnominal of 밀다 (milda, to push)

Etymology 5[edit]

Modern Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(min)

Extended content
  1. : name of a mountain
    (eumhun reading: 이름 (sanireum min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  2. : agonize
    (eumhun reading: 번민할 (beonminhal min))
    (MC reading: (MC muənH))
  3. : worry
    (eumhun reading: 근심할 (geunsimhal min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪnX))
  4. : pity
    (eumhun reading: 불쌍히 여길 (bulssanghi yeogil min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪnX))
  5. : keen
    (eumhun reading: 민첩할 (mincheophal min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪnX))
  6. : heaven
    (eumhun reading: 하늘 민 (haneul min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  7. : gentle
    (eumhun reading: 화할 (hwahal min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  8. : peasants
    (eumhun reading: 백성 민 (baekseong min))
    (MC reading: (MC miɪn))
  9. : perish
    (eumhun reading: 망할 (manghal min))
    (MC reading: (MC miɪn, miɪnX))
  10. : jade
    (eumhun reading: 옥돌 민 (okdol min))
    (MC reading: )
  11. : jade
    (eumhun reading: 옥돌 민 (okdol min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  12. : fishing line
    (eumhun reading: 낚시줄 민 (naksijul min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  13. : surname
    (eumhun reading: 성씨 민 (seongssi min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪnX))
  14. : exert
    (eumhun reading: 힘쓸 (himsseul min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  15. : strong
    (eumhun reading: 강인할 (gang'inhal min))
    (MC reading: )
  16. : stout
    (eumhun reading: 굳셀 (gutsel min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪnX))
  17. : temple name
    (eumhun reading: 시호 민 (siho min))
    (MC reading: )
  18. : fishing line
    (eumhun reading: 낚시줄 민 (naksijul min))
    (MC reading: )
  19. : net
    (eumhun reading: 그물 민 (geumul min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn))
  20. : vegetable heart
    (eumhun reading: 속대 민 (sokdae min))
    (MC reading: )
  21. : tribe name
    (eumhun reading: 종족이름 민 (jongjogireum min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪn, mɨun))
  22. : sawedged perch
    (eumhun reading: 다금바리 민 (dageumbari min))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪnX))
  23. : exert
    (eumhun reading: 힘쓸 (himsseul min))
    (MC reading: (MC miɪnX, miᴇnX, mˠɛŋX))

References[edit]

  1. ^ ()()() (2007), “접두사의 통시적인 발달 과정에 대하여—'휘', '민/맨', '새/샛/시/싯'을 중심으로—”, in 남성우, editor, 국어사 연구와 자료, pages 157—179