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U+C744, 을
HANGUL SYLLABLE EUL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-m-f

[U+C743]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C745]
See also: -을

(see here for suffixes and particles)





유 ←→ 의

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eul
McCune–Reischauer?ŭl
Yale Romanization?ul

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from ; this character is the second of the Heavenly Stems, and is therefore used in contracts and legal documents as the equivalent to "Party B" (i.e. the obligated party).

Noun[edit]

(eul) (hanja )

  1. B; used to enumerate the second of a group of unnamed people or objects
    Coordinate terms: 갑(甲) (gap, A), 병(丙) (byeong, C), 정(丁) (jeong, D)
  2. (idiomatic) the weaker or disadvantaged party in a relationship between two sides
    Antonym: 갑(甲) (gap, the stronger party)
    기업 이고 정부 이다.
    Gieob-i gab-igo jeongbu-ga eur-ida.
    The corporations have the advantages and the government is disadvantaged.
Usage notes[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(eul)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiɪt̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC ŋˠiɪt̚, ŋɨt̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiɪt̚))