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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





섀 ← → 세

Syllable[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Myobeopyeonhwagyeong eonhae (妙法蓮華經諺解 / 묘법연화경언해), 1463, as 셔ᇰ (Yale: syeG).

Noun[edit]

‎(seong)

  1. anger, rage, wrath, offense

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(seong) ‎(hanja )

  1. sex, sexuality
  2. grammatical gender

Etymology 4[edit]

From Japanese usage of ‎(sei).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(seong) ‎(hanja )

  1. -ity. characteristic

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(seong) ‎(hanja )

  1. surname

Etymology 6[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(seong) ‎(hanja )

  1. star

Synonyms[edit]

  • (byeol); of Native Korean origin

Etymology 7[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(seong) ‎(hanja )

  1. defensive wall, rampart
  2. fort, castle, citadel
  3. capital, city, town, borough, fortified settlement
  4. statehood