Last modified on 3 May 2014, at 14:30

Character  요 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+C694
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry d-y


Etymology 1Edit

외 ←

우 →


(transliterations: RR yo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer yo, Yale yo)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.



  1. bedspread

Etymology 3Edit



  1. (Sentence-final particle for verbs and adjectives in the 해요체 (haeyoche, “polite”) speech level)
    haeyo ― does
Usage notesEdit

In the 해요체 (haeyoche, “polite”) speech level, there is no explicit marker to distinguish between indicative, interrogative, imperative, and hortative moods. The mood distinction is made with punctuation (e.g. “?”, “!”) and pitch (e.g. rising for interrogative) only.