주요

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 主要, from (chief) + (importance)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕujo]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? juyo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? juyo
McCune–Reischauer? chuyo
Yale Romanization? cwuyo

Noun[edit]

주요 (juyo) (hanja 主要)

  1. importance, primacy

Usage notes[edit]

Generally used adnominally to mean "important" or "key", in phrases such as 주요 원인, "important cause."