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U+C81C, 제
HANGUL SYLLABLE JE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:w-p

[U+C81B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C81D]




저 ←→ 져

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?je
Revised Romanization (translit.)?je
McCune–Reischauer?che
Yale Romanization?cey

Etymology 1[edit]

(jeo, I; me, humble first-person pronoun) +‎ (i, nominative particle). When the (ga) allomorph of the nominative particle was introduced, it was attached to the already marked form of 저, producing this new allomorphy.

Pronoun[edit]

(je)

  1. allomorph of (jeo, humble first-person pronoun) before (ga, nominative suffix)
    선생님, 가 그랬습니다.
    Seonsaengnim, je-ga geurasseumnida.
    Teacher, it was I who did that.

Etymology 2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

(je)

  1. Contraction of (jeoui): my

Etymology 3[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(je)

  1. (literary, dated) Contraction of (jeoge): when

Etymology 4[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Prefix[edit]

제— (je-) (hanja )

  1. (prefix marking ordinals); -th, -st, -nd
    • 1과je1gwafirst lesson

Prefix[edit]

제— (je-) (hanja )

  1. every
    유럽언어
    yureobui jeeoneo
    the languages of Europe