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U+BC8C, 벌
HANGUL SYLLABLE BEOL
Composition: + +

[U+BC8B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BC8D]




뱨 ←→ 베

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Possibly cognate with Japanese (はち) (hachi, bee; wasp, Old Japanese reading pati).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pɘ(ː)ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?beol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?beol
McCune–Reischauer?pŏl
Yale Romanization?pēl
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 벌 / 벌까지

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes low pitch, and heightens the pitch of two subsequent suffixed syllables.

Noun[edit]

(beol)

  1. any kind of bee, wasp, or hornet
    1. (specifically) honey bee (Apis mellifera)
      Synonym: 꿀벌 (kkulbeol)
      쏘이다beor-e ssoidato be stung by a bee
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?beol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?beol
McCune–Reischauer?pŏl
Yale Romanization?pel

Noun[edit]

(beol) (hanja )

  1. punishment; penalty
    Antonym: 상(賞) (sang, prize)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean ᄇᆞᆯ〮 (Yale: pól).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?beol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?beol
McCune–Reischauer?pŏl
Yale Romanization?pel

Noun[edit]

(beol)

  1. a set/suit of clothes

Counter[edit]

(beol)

  1. Counter for sets of clothes
    한복 hanbok han beola set of hanbok
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

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

Possibly cognate with Japanese (はら) (hara, dry field, Old Japanese reading para).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?beol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?beol
McCune–Reischauer?pŏl
Yale Romanization?pel

Noun[edit]

(beol)

  1. field, plain (open area of land)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(beol)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉɐt̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉɐt̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉɐt̚))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉɐt̚, puɑt̚))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉɐt̚))
  6. : Alternative form of

Middle Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

벌〯 (pěl)

  1. bee (insect)

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: (beol)