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U+C6A9, 용
HANGUL SYLLABLE YONG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-y-d

[U+C6A8]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C6AA]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [joŋ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? yong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yong
McCune–Reischauer? yong
Yale Romanization? yong

Etymology 1[edit]





외 ←→ 우

Syllable[edit]

(yong)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Noun[edit]

(yong) (counter 마리, hanja )

  1. (South Korea) dragon
    • 개천에서 났다. 
      Gaecheoneseo yong natda.
      A dragon has emerged out of a brook. — This is said when a great man emerged out of the most unlikely background. That is, what appears so unlikely happened strikingly in reality. It also suggests that a long river can be an analogy, embodiment, or at least the birthplace of a dragon.
    • 이 논엔 이 올라갔다. 
      I nonen yong-i ollagatda.
      The dragon has risen. — Idiom meaning that there is no water in this paddy.
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (, ryong) (North Korea, Yanbian dialect)
Usage notes[edit]

The original Sino-Korean reading (ryong) is used when the hanja (, yong) is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound word.

Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
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Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(yong)

  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋH))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ, jɨoŋX))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  8. :
    (MC reading: )
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  13. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC ȵɨoŋ))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  16. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  17. :
    (MC reading: (MC tʰuŋ, jɨoŋX))
  18. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ, ʈʰɨoŋ))
  19. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  20. :
    (MC reading: (MC sɨoŋX))
  21. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ, jɨoŋX))
  22. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  23. :
    (MC reading: (MC ȵɨoŋX))
  24. :
    (MC reading: )
  25. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ))
  26. :
    (MC reading: (MC d͡ʑɨoŋ))
  27. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɕɨoŋ, ʈʰˠʌŋ, ʈʰɨoŋH))
  28. :
    (MC reading: )
  29. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɕɨoŋ))
  30. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋX))
  31. :
    (MC reading: )
  32. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
  33. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
  34. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
  35. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ, zɨoŋH))
  36. :
    (MC reading: (MC jɨoŋ, d͡ʑɨoŋ))
  37. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔɨoŋ))

Etymology 4[edit]

South Korean reading of various Chinese characters, originally (ryong).

Syllable[edit]

(yong)

  1. (South Korea) :
    (MC reading: (MC lɨoŋ))
  2. (South Korea) :
    (MC reading: )
  3. (South Korea) : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (ryong) (North Korea, Yanbian dialect)
Usage notes[edit]

In South Korea, the original Sino-Korean reading (ryong) is used if the hanja is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound word. The change in reading from (ryong) to (yong) is known as 두음 법칙 (頭音法則, dueum beopchik).

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