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U+C5ED, 역
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-u-r

Hangul Syllables


에 ←→ 예


Korean reading of various hanja.


  • IPA(key): [jʌ̹k̚]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? yeok
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeog
McCune–Reischauer? yŏk
Yale Romanization? yek



  1. () (railway, subway) station
  2. () theatric or cinematic role
  3. () translation
  4. () the opposite; specifically the converse



  1. : changing
    (eumhun reading: 바꿀 역 (bakkul yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇH, jiᴇk̚))
  2. : boundary
    (eumhun reading: 지경 역 (jigyeong yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC ɦwɨk̚))
  3. : wielding
    (eumhun reading: 부릴 역 (buril yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jwiᴇk̚))
  4. : passing time
    (eumhun reading: 지낼 역 (jinael yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC lek̚))
  5. : also
    (eumhun reading: 또 역 (tto yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇk̚))
  6. : station
    (eumhun reading: 정거장 역 (jeonggeojang yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇk̚))
  7. : to oppose
    (eumhun reading: 거스를 역 (geoseureul yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC ŋˠiæk̚))
  8. : interpreting
    (eumhun reading: 통변할 역 (tongbyeonhal yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇk̚))
  9. : epidemic
    (eumhun reading: 염병 역 (yeombyeong yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jwiᴇk̚))
  10. : strength
    (eumhun reading: 힘 역 (him yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC lɨk̚))
  11. : calendar
    (eumhun reading: 책력 역 (chaengnyeok yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC lek̚))
  12. : creaking
    (eumhun reading: 삐걱거릴 역 (ppigeokgeoril yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC lɑt̚, lɑk̚, lek̚))
  13. : pulling out
    (eumhun reading: 끌어낼 역 (kkeureonael yeok))
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇk̚))

Usage notes[edit]

  • Within compounds and in North Korean usage, many of the above characters are read as (ryeok).