Last modified on 22 June 2014, at 18:55

주요

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 主要, from  (“chief”) and (“importance”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

주요 (juyo) (hanja 主要)

  1. importance, primacy

Usage notesEdit

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