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U+C131, 성
HANGUL SYLLABLE SEONG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input: t-j-d

[U+C130]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C132]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





섀 ← → 세

Syllable[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[sʰɘːŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? seong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seong
McCune–Reischauer? sŏng
Yale Romanization? sēng

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]

  • IPA(key)[s͈ʌ̹ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? seong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seong
McCune–Reischauer? ssŏng
Yale Romanization? qseng

Suffix[edit]

—성 (-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