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U+C950, 쥐
HANGUL SYLLABLE JWI
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:w-n-l

[U+C94F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C951]




줴 ←→ 쥬

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jwi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jwi
McCune–Reischauer?chwi
Yale Romanization?cwi

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 쥐〮 (Yale: cwúy).

Noun[edit]

(jwi)

  1. rat; mouse
    조용한 고양이 잡는다. (proverb)
    Joyonghan goyang'iga jwireul jamneunda.
    The quiet cat catches the mouse.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

(jwi)

  1. cramp
    나다jwiga nadato get a cramp