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Korean[edit]

Character U+3142, ㅂ
Name HANGUL LETTER PIEUP
Block Hangul Compatibility Jamo
[U+3141] [U+3143]

Etymology 1[edit]





미 ← → 배

Syllable[edit]

‎(ba)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(ba)

  1. thing; what
    (geot)
    이것은 우리가 반대하는 이다.
    Igeoseun uriga bandaehaneun baida.
    This is what we oppose.
  2. way; method; how to do
    어찌할 를 모르다‎ ― eojjihal bareul moreuda ― be at a loss what to do
  3. extent
    내가 아는 로는‎ ― naega aneun baroneunas far as I know
    들리는 로는 그가 다시 입후보한다더군요.
    Deullineun baroneun geuga dasi iphubohandadeogunyo.
    I heard that he is running for election again.

Etymology 3[edit]

From English bar.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

‎(ba)

  1. bar; pub; bar parlour
    스탠드바 (seutaendeuba)
    그녀는 나를 분위기 좋은 로 데려갔다.
    Geunyeoneun nareul bunwigi jo-eun baro deryeogatda.
    She took me to a bar with a good atmosphere.
  2. (sports) bar (horizontal pole that must be crossed in high jump and pole vault)
    그는 를 아슬아슬하게 넘어 우승을 차지했다.
    Geuneun bareul aseuraseulhage neomeo useung-eul chajihaetda.
    He narrowly crossed the bar and won.
  3. (sports) bar; crossbar (top of the goal structure)
  4. (music) bar (a vertical line across a musical staff dividing written music into sections)

Counter[edit]

‎(ba)

  1. (physics) bar (pressure unit)

Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Compare (byeo, “unhulled rice”), 벼리 (byeori, “head rope”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(ba)

  1. (straw or hemp) rope; tether
    참바 (chamba), 밧줄 (batjul)
    여봐라, 저 죄인을 로 꽁꽁 묶어라.
    Yeobwara, jeo joeineul baro kkongkkong mukkeora.
    Attendants! Tie this criminal up tightly with a rope!

Etymology 5[edit]

Via a European language, ultimately from Latin famuli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(ba)

  1. (music) fa; F
    (pa)
    장조‎ ― bajangjoF major
    올림‎ ― ollimbaeumF sharp

See also[edit]

  • Similar syllables: (ppa), (pa)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jo Hyeong-Il and Nam Ju-Hye, 외래어와 외국어 표현 3300, 2012, ISBN 978-89-5556-986-5