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U+BCC4, 별
HANGUL SYLLABLE BYEOL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-u-f

[U+BCC3]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BCC5]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

벿



베 ←→ 볘

Syllable[edit]

(byeol)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446. as Middle Korean (pyēl), from Old Korean 星利 (*bjә-ri) as in one of the Hyangga from Silla period, Hyesongga (彗星歌 / 혜성가) (c. 579-633) recorded in the Samguk Yusa, 1280s. [1]

Compare dialectal forms 비얼 (bieol), (bael), 베리 (beri), (bil), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pjɘːɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? byeol
Revised Romanization (translit.)? byeol
McCune–Reischauer? pyŏl
Yale Romanization? pyēl

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 별 / 별까지

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

Noun[edit]

(byeol)

  1. star
    하늘에 따기
    haneure byeolttagi
    (figurative, literally meaning "picking a star in the sky") impossibility
    우리는 늦게까지 깨어 있다가 들을 올려다 보았다.
    Urineun neutgekkaji kkaeeo itdaga byeoldeureul ollyeoda boatda.
    We stayed up late to look up at the stars.
    은 눈에는 쉽게 보이지만 실제로 만지기란 불가능에 가깝다.
    Byeoreun nuneneun swipge boijiman siljero manjigiran bulganeung-e gakkapda.
    Star is easily visible, but it's almost impossible to actually touch a star .
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rei, Fukui (2017-03-28) 小倉進平『朝鮮語方言の研究』所載資料による言語地図とその解釈―第1集[1], 東京大学人文社会系研究科 韓国朝鮮文化研究室, page 1-4

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 丿

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pjɘːɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? byeol
Revised Romanization (translit.)? byeol
McCune–Reischauer? pyŏl
Yale Romanization? pyēl

Noun[edit]

(byeol)

  1. one of the Chinese radicals meaning slash or bend. This radical can be spotted in Chinese characters, such as in , , and .

Middle Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Korean 星利 (*PYEli)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

별〯 (pyěl)

  1. star

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: (byeol)