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U+C704, 위
HANGUL SYLLABLE WI
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:d-n-l

[U+C703]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C705]




웨 ←→ 유

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Korean (wùh), from Old Korean 上只 (*WUk).

In the Hangul script, first attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: wùh).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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

Noun[edit]

South Korean
Standard Language
(wi)
North Korean
Standard Language
(u)

(wi)

  1. above, upper, upside, top
    까지
    wikkaji
    to the top
    wiro
    toward the top
    부터
    wibuteo
    from the top
    wie
    on the top
    Antonym: 아래 (arae)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(wi) (hanja )

  1. stomach
    Synonym: 위장(胃臟) (wijang)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(wi) (hanja )

  1. status, position
    Synonym: 지위(地位) (jiwi)

Counter[edit]

(wi) (hanja )

  1. rank, place
    Synonym: 등(等) (deung)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(wi) (hanja )

  1. (geography) Short for 위도(緯度) (wido, latitude).
    Antonym: 경(經) (gyeong, longitude)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

—위 (-wi) (hanja )

  1. Short for 위원회(委員會) (wiwonhoe, committee).
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(wi)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠiuɪH))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiuᴇ))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC ŋˠiuᴇH))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC ŋˠiuᴇH))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC ŋˠiuᴇ))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC t͡ɕiᴇm))
  8. :
    (MC reading: )
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC kʰˠiuɪH, kʰˠuɛiH))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC hˠiuᴇ))
  11. :
    (MC reading: )
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉi))
  13. :
    (MC reading: )
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉi, ɦʉiH))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiuᴇ, ʔˠiuᴇX))
  16. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔʉi))
  17. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉi))
  18. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔʉiH))
  19. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  20. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiH))
  21. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠiuᴇ, ɦˠiuᴇH))
  22. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  23. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔʉiH, ʔɨut̚))
  24. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠiuᴇ, ɦˠiuᴇH))
  25. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  26. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiuᴇ, ȵiuᴇ))
  27. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiH))
  28. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiH))
  29. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiuᴇ, ʔˠiuᴇH))
  30. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  31. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔʉi))
  32. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠiuᴇX))
  33. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔʉiH, ʔɨut̚))
  34. :
    (MC reading: )
  35. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiH))
  36. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠiuᴇiH))
  37. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠiuᴇiH))
  38. :
    (MC reading: )
  39. :
    (MC reading: (MC hʉi))
  40. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɳˠiuᴇH))
  41. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiH))
  42. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiuᴇ))
  43. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉi))
  44. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉi))
  45. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉi))
  46. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  47. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɦʉiX))
  48. :
    (MC reading: (MC nuʌiX, ʔˠiuᴇH))
  49. :
    (MC reading: (MC ŋʉiH))