Last modified on 27 July 2014, at 20:09
Character  서 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+C11C
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry t-j

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit




섀 ←

세 →

SyllableEdit

(transliterations: RR seo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale se)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

NounEdit

(seo) (hanja 西)

  1. west

(seo) (hanja )

  1. book

(seo) (hanja )

  1. prosperity

Etymology 3Edit

Of native Korean origin. Compare (set, “three”)

NounEdit

(seo)

  1. three; Variant form of .
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Of native Korean origin. Compare 에서 (eseo, “from, in, at, on”)

ParticleEdit

(seo)

  1. (denoting movement) from
  2. (locative, denoting a place where something happens) in, at, on
Usage notesEdit
  • (seo) is the simple form of 에서 (eseo), used for phonetic reasons.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Inflectional suffixEdit

(seo)

  1. and thus
    (seo) follows a verb in the - (eo)/ (a)- form to express that the event indicated by the clause to which the verb belongs is the cause of the effect indicated by the following clause.
  2. and then
    (seo) follows a verb in the - (eo)/ (a)- form to express that the event indicated by the clause to which the verb belongs occurs before the event indicated by the following clause.
SynonymsEdit