(see here for suffixes and particles)
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||eul|
Sino-Korean word from 乙; 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).
을 • (eul) (hanja 乙)
- 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”)
- (idiomatic) the weaker or disadvantaged party in a relationship between two sides
- Antonym: 갑(甲) (gap, “the stronger party”)
기업이 갑이고 정부가 을이다.
- Gieob-i gab-igo jeongbu-ga eur-ida.
- The corporations have the advantages and the government is disadvantaged.
Korean reading of various Chinese characters.
- (MC reading: 乙 (MC ʔˠiɪt̚))
- (MC reading: 圪 (MC ŋˠiɪt̚, ŋɨt̚))
- (MC reading: 鳦 (MC ʔˠiɪt̚))