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Character  요 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+C694
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry d-y


Etymology 1[edit]

외 ←

우 →


(transliterations: RR yo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer yo, Yale yo)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.



  1. bedspread

Etymology 3[edit]



  1. (Sentence-final particle for verbs and adjectives in the 해요체 (haeyoche, “polite”) speech level)
    haeyo ― does
Usage notes[edit]

In the 해요체 (haeyoche, “polite”) speech level, there is no explicit marker to distinguish between indicative, interrogative, imperative, and hortative moods. The mood distinction is made with punctuation (e.g. “?”, “!”) and pitch (e.g. rising for interrogative) only.