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U+C5FF, 엿
HANGUL SYLLABLE YEOS
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-u-t

[U+C5FE]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C600]

Korean[edit]





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Yeot street vendor in Seoul, Korea.

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Hunmong jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527, as Middle Korean (yes).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[jʌ̹t̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? yeot
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeos
McCune–Reischauer? yŏt
Yale Romanization? yes

Noun[edit]

(yeot)

  1. yeot: a kind of Korean traditional confectionery
    먹어라/먹어yeot meogeora/meogeo(vulgar) fuck you; literally “eat yeot
    을 먹이다yeoseul meogida(slang) to screw someone over; literally “to make someone eat yeot
Usage notes[edit]
  • In Korean slang, yeot often carries an insulting meaning similar to English fuck, for instance the two examples above. This may stem from the resemblance of the appearance of a yeot stick to that of a penis. Throwing yeot candy at someone is akin to shoe-tossing in the Arab world.
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Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Gugeopganibang eonhae (救急簡易方諺解 / 구급간이방언해), 1489, as Middle Korean (yes). Related to 여섯 (yeoseot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[jʌ̹t̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? yeot
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeos
McCune–Reischauer? yŏt
Yale Romanization? yes

Determiner[edit]

(yeot)

  1. (used with classifiers such as (nyang), (doe), (seom), and (jim)) six
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Etymology 3[edit]

Compare the obsolete verb 엿— (yeot-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[jɘːt̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? yeot
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeos
McCune–Reischauer? yŏt
Yale Romanization? yēs

Prefix[edit]

(yeot)

  1. Attached to some verbs to convey the meaning of “secretly; stealthily; in secret”.
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