바로

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as 바ᄅᆞ (Yale: palo). Closely related to 바르다 (bareuda, “straight, direct”).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [pa̠ɾo̞]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR baro
RR (translit.) balo
MC paro
Yale palo

Adverb[edit]

바로 (baro)

  1. truly, without lie or deception
  2. straight, without curvature
  3. in strict accordance with rules
  4. exactly
    지금 바로jigeum baroright now