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U+BC30, 배
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:q-o

[U+BC2F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BC31]


밿

바 ←→ 뱌

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄇᆡ〮 (Yale: póy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pay
  • 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]

(bae) (counter 척(隻))

  1. ship, boat, vessel (of any size)
    북부 핀란드 따라 화물, 특히 타르 운반하는 쓰였다.
    Geu baeneun bukbu Pillandeuui gang-eul ttara hwamul, teukhi tareu tong-eul unbanhaneun dee sseuyeotda.
    That boat was used to carry freight, particularly barrels of tar, along the rivers in northern Finland.

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄇᆡ〮 (Yale: póy).

Compare Japanese (hara, stomach), 孕む (haramu, to become pregnant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pay
  • 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]

(bae)

  1. belly, abdomen, bulge, bilge
  2. stomach, bowels
  3. womb

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pay

Noun[edit]

(bae)

  1. pear

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pɛ(ː)] ~ [pe̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pāy

Noun[edit]

(bae) (hanja )

  1. double, twice, twofold

Suffix[edit]

—배 (-bae) (hanja )

  1. times