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See also: 불다
U+BD88, 불
HANGUL SYLLABLE BUL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-n-f

[U+BD87]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BD89]




뵤 ←→ 붜

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Possibly cognate with Old Japanese (pi2) (< Proto-Japonic *poy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pul

Noun[edit]

(bul)

  1. fire, flame
    타는 금.
    Bul taneun geum.
    Burning gold. (Fire-burning gold.)
  2. electric light
    스튜디오의 이 켜진 때에는 내가 저녁 프로그램을 녹음하고 있다는 거야.
    Seutyudioui buri kyeojin ttaeeneun naega jeonyeok peurogeuraemeul nogeumhago itdaneun geoya.
    When the studio light is on, I am recording my evening show.
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
  3. furnace, fireplace
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Perhaps related to Japanese ほと (hoto, genitalia) and おはせ (ohase, (archaic slang) penis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pul

Noun[edit]

(bul)

  1. genitalia (mainly of males), scrotum, testicle, testis
  2. basin, bottom (as of a sieve)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pul

Prefix[edit]

불— (bul-)

  1. a prefix meaning 'not'.
Derived terms[edit]
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Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pu(ː)ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pūl

Prefix[edit]

불— (bul-)

  1. a prefix that is placed before nouns to indicate something severe.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from . Adopted as representation of the dollar symbol $.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pul

Noun[edit]

(bul)

  1. dollar

Etymology 6[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(bul)

  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC bɨut̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  4. 彿:
    (MC reading: 彿 (MC pʰɨut̚))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  6. :
    (MC reading: )
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚, pʰɨut̚))
  13. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC bɨut̚, pʰɨut̚))
  16. :
    (MC reading: (MC bɨut̚))

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