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U+C220, 술
HANGUL SYLLABLE SUL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:t-n-f

[U+C21F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C221]




쇼 ←→ 숴

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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(sul, “liquor”)

First attested in the Jīlín lèishì (鷄林類事 / 계림유사), 1103, as Late Old Korean 酥孛 (Yale: swùpùl).

In the Hangul script, first attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 수을 (Yale: swùùl), presumably via unattested *수ᄫᅳᆯ (Yale: swùWùl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sul
McCune–Reischauer?sul
Yale Romanization?swul
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 의 / 에 / 술

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word takes low pitch only before consonant-initial multisyllabic suffixes.

Noun[edit]

(sul)

  1. alcoholic beverage; liquor
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
  • (ᅟju), the hanja for "alcoholic beverage"

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Gugeupganibang eonhae (救急簡易方諺解 / 구급간이방언해), 1489, as Middle Korean  (Yale: swul).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sul
McCune–Reischauer?sul
Yale Romanization?swul

Dependent noun[edit]

(sul)

  1. scoop
    주세요.
    Du sulman deo tteo juseyo.
    Can you give me two extra scoops?
    Synonym: 숟가락 (sutgarak)

Noun[edit]

(sul)

  1. (archaic) spoon
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(sul)

Extended content
  1. : skill
    (eumhun reading: 재주 (jaeju sul))
    (MC reading: (MC ʑiuɪt̚))
  2. : telling
    (eumhun reading: 지을 (jieul sul))
    (MC reading: (MC ʑiuɪt̚))
  3. : sign of the Dog
    (eumhun reading: (gae sul))
    (MC reading: (MC siuɪt̚))
  4. : matting needle
    (eumhun reading: 돗바늘 (dotbaneul sul))
    (MC reading: )
  5. : thread
    (eumhun reading: (kkeun sul))
    (MC reading: )