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U+BC31, 백
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAEG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-o-r

[U+BC30]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BC32]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]



밿

바 ←→ 뱌

Syllable[edit]

(baek)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean  (Yale: won).

1459, 월인석보 1:6
五ᄂᆞᆫ 다ᄉᆞ시오 ᄋᆞᆫ 오니라.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛk̚]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? baek
Revised Romanization (translit.)? baeg
McCune–Reischauer? paek
Yale Romanization? payk

Numeral[edit]

(baek) (hanja )

  1. (Sino-Korean) one hundred

Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(baek)

  1. : white
    (eumhun reading: 흰 백 (huin baek))
    (MC reading: (MC bˠæk̚))
  2. : 100
    (eumhun reading: (ilbaek baek))
    (MC reading: (MC pˠæk̚))
  3. : elder
    (eumhun reading: 맏 백 (mat baek))
    (MC reading: (MC pˠæk̚))
  4. : a kind of tree
    (eumhun reading: 나무 이름 (namu ireum baek))
    (MC reading: )
  5. : a kind of tree
    (eumhun reading: 나무 이름 (namu ireum baek))
    (MC reading: (MC pˠæk̚))
  6. : 100
    (eumhun reading: (ilbaek baek))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠæk̚))
  7. : soul
    (eumhun reading: (neok baek))
    (MC reading: (MC tʰɑk̚, pʰˠæk̚))
  8. : silk
    (eumhun reading: 비단 백 (bidan baek))
    (MC reading: (MC bˠæk̚))
  9. : hectometer
    (eumhun reading: 헥터메테르 백 (hekteometereu baek))
    (MC reading: )

Etymology 4[edit]

English bag

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [p͈ɛk̚]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? baek
Revised Romanization (translit.)? baeg
McCune–Reischauer? paek
Yale Romanization? qpayk

Noun[edit]

(baek)

  1. a bag, often specifically a plastic bag
Derived terms[edit]
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