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."