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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]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin. From Middle Korean (pyr), possibly from Old Chinese (OC *hmralʔ) or cognate with Old Japanese *pɨ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pul

Noun[edit]

(bul)

  1. fire, flame
  2. 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]

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
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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