Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
U+BE44, 비
HANGUL SYLLABLE BI
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:q-l

[U+BE43]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BE45]




븨 ←→ 빠

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 비〮 (Yale: ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bi
McCune–Reischauer?pi
Yale Romanization?pi
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable.

Noun[edit]

(bi)

  1. rain
    어릴 하늘 내려 주는 공짜 이라 생각했다.
    Eoril jeok naneun biga haneuri naeryeo juneun gongjja murirago saenggakhaetda.
    When I was young, I thought rain was free water from the sky.
    와요.Bakke biga wayo.Outside, rain is falling.
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bi
McCune–Reischauer?pi
Yale Romanization?pi

Noun[edit]

(bi)

  1. (dated) broom
    쓸다bang'eul biro sseuldato sweep the room with a broom
    Synonym: (usual) 빗자루 (bitjaru)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bi
McCune–Reischauer?pi
Yale Romanization?pi

Noun[edit]

(bi) (hanja )

  1. gravestone; tombstone
    Synonym: 묘비(墓碑) (myobi)
  2. stone engraved with memorial text
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowed from English b.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bi
McCune–Reischauer?pi
Yale Romanization?pi

Noun[edit]

(bi)

  1. The Korean reading of the Latin alphabet letter b.

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Prefix[edit]

비— (bi-) (hanja )

  1. un-; in-; non-
    공식 (公式)bigongsikunofficial
    공개 (公開)bigonggaeprivate (lit. not made public)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Suffix[edit]

—비 (-bi) (hanja )

  1. cost, fee; expense
    생활 (生活)saenghwalbiliving expenses
    교육 (敎育)gyoyukbicost of education
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(bi)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ, piɪX, biɪH, piɪH, biɪt̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪ))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪH))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠiɪH))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰei))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC piᴇ))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC biᴇX))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiᴇ))
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉi, pʰuʌiH))
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉi))
  13. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH))
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH, pʰʉiH, bʉiH))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC piɪH))
  16. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ, piɪX, biɪH))
  17. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ))
  18. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi))
  19. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰiᴇH))
  20. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰˠiɪ))
  21. :
    (MC reading: (MC piɪX))
  22. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉiX))
  23. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠɛiH))
  24. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉiX))
  25. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉiX))
  26. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH))
  27. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ))
  28. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉiH))
  29. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH, biɪt̚, pˠiɪt̚))
  30. :
    (MC reading: (MC piᴇ))
  31. :
    (MC reading: )
  32. :
    (MC reading: (MC piɪX))
  33. :
    (MC reading: )
  34. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi))
  35. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉiH))
  36. :
    (MC reading: (MC biᴇ))
  37. :
    (MC reading: (MC piᴇH))
  38. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉi, pʰʉiX, bʉiH))
  39. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉiX, bʉiH))
  40. :
    (MC reading: (MC piᴇ, biᴇ))
  41. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi, pʉiH))
  42. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪX))
  43. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉiX))
  44. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰiᴇX))
  45. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉiX))
  46. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉi))
  47. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiᴇX))
  48. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi))
  49. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰˠiɪ))
  50. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ, pʰiᴇX, bˠiɪX))
  51. :
    (MC reading: )
  52. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠiɪX))
  53. :
    (MC reading: (MC biᴇ))
  54. :
    (MC reading: (MC piɪX))
  55. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰiɪH))
  56. :
    (MC reading: (MC biᴇX))
  57. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉiX))
  58. :
    (MC reading: (MC piᴇ, bei, biᴇk̚, bek̚))
  59. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ, piɪX))
  60. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉi))
  61. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰˠiɪH))
  62. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰˠiɪH, pʰeiH))
  63. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉiH))
  64. :
    (MC reading: )
  65. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪX, bˠiɪX, pɨuX))
  66. :
    (MC reading: (MC piɪH))
  67. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰeiH))
  68. :
    (MC reading: (MC pei))
  69. :
    (MC reading: (MC biᴇ, pʰiɪ, t͡ɕʰɨX))
  70. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiᴇ))
  71. :
    (MC reading: (MC bʉi, bʉiH))
  72. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ, biɪH))
  73. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉiH, pɑiH, pɨut̚))
  74. :
    (MC reading: (MCX, biᴇk̚))
  75. :
    (MC reading: (MC pei))
  76. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ))
  77. :
    (MC reading: (MC biɪ))
  78. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠiɪH))
  79. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH))
  80. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠiɪ))
  81. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠiᴇ, biᴇ, bˠɛ))
  82. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH))
  83. :
    (MC reading: (MC biᴇ))
  84. :
    (MC reading: (MC bˠiɪH, buoH, bɨuk̚))
  85. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰʉi, pʉi))
  86. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʉi))
  87. :
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiᴇX, piɪX, beiX))
  88. :
    (MC reading: (MC bei))
  89. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: (MC pˠiɪH))
  90. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )

Middle Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

비〮 () (locative 비〮예〮 (pí-yéy))

  1. rain

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: (bi)