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U+BD81, 북
HANGUL SYLLABLE BUG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-n-r

[U+BD80]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BD82]

Jeju[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Korean (buk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(buk)

  1. a generic term meaning drum
  2. a traditional Korean double-headed barrel-shaped drum, played with one hand and one stick, and used in Korean folk music

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [puk̚]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? buk
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bug
McCune–Reischauer? puk
Yale Romanization? puk

Etymology 1[edit]

First recorded in the Seokbo sangjeol, 1447, as (bup), likely cognate with 부풀다 (bupulda, “to fluff, popple, bubble, bulge”).

Noun[edit]

(buk)

  1. a generic term meaning drum
  2. a traditional Korean double-headed barrel-shaped drum, played with one hand and one stick, and used in Korean folk music

Etymology 2[edit]

First recorded in the Hunmong jahoe, 1527, as 북.

Noun[edit]

(buk)

  1. a shuttle (used in weaving and sewing machines)

Etymology 3[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps cognate with the above Etymology 1 and 2 in the sense of bulge.

Noun[edit]

(buk)

  1. soil heap (around roots)

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

  1. bukhanNorth Korea.

Noun[edit]

(buk)

  1. north
Synonyms[edit]
Coordinate terms[edit]
  • (compass points)
서북/북서 (seobuk/bukseo) (buk) 동북/북동 (dongbuk/bukdong)
(seo) Compass rose simple plain.svg (dong)
서남/남서 (seonam/namseo) (nam) 동남/남동 (dongnam/namdong)