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U+BC15, 박
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-k-r

Hangul Syllables


Etymology 1[edit]

미 ←→ 배



  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.



  1. gourd, calabash
  2. gourd shell (dried hard and used as a bottle, dipper, etc.)
Derived terms[edit]
  • 박다 (bakda): to hammer, to put (hit) something strongly to the ground or wall; (slang) to fuck (to have sex with someone)
  • 박자 (bakja): rhythm, beat
  • 박동 (bakdong): heartbeat
  • 박치기 (bakchigi) headbutting 치다 means to hit (someone)
  • 박진감 (bakjin-gam): liveliness, exciting, dynamic
  • 박장대소 (bakjangdaeso): to applaud with laughter
  • 박력 (bangnyeok): have power, driven, energetic
  • 두레박 (durebak) draw bucket
  • 박물관 (bangmulgwan): museum
  • 박람회 (bangnamhoe): exposition, exhibition
  • 박사 (baksa): doctor's degree, PhD
  • 박타다 (baktada): To split a gourd into half. 타다 means to split bean or gourd into half.
  • 박해 (bakhae): to persecute someone, to oppress
  • 박멸 (bangmyeol): extermination, eradication
  • 박수 (baksu): to clap one's hands, to applaud
  • 박쥐 (bakjwi): bat
  • 강박 (gangbak): obsession
  • 반복 (banbok): repetition, repeat
  • 박빙 (bakbing): close game, neck and neck
  • 박살 (baksal): to smash, shatter into pieces
  • 박식 (baksik): knowledgeable, 박학다식 (bakhakdasik): versatile
  • 박대 (bakdae): to treat poorly, inhospitable
  • 도박 (dobak): gamble
  • 박탈 (baktal): deprive of, to be taken away
  • 박테리아 (bakteria): bacteria
  • 박제 (bakje): taxidermied (stuffed)
  • 박격포 (bakgyeokpo): mortar
  • 박애주의 (bagaejuui): philanthropist

Etymology 3[edit]

From Literary Chinese .

Proper noun[edit]


  1. Park, Pak, one of the popular family names in Korea. May be derived from 밝다.