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U+B300, 대
HANGUL SYLLABLE DAE
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Dubeolsik input:e-o

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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





다 ←→ 댜

SyllableEdit

(dae)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

The Gyerim yusa (계림유사 / 鷄林類事), composed in the 12th century, notes that "bamboo is called " (Middle Chinese (MC tɑiH), Sino-Korean (, dae)).

The Doosan Encyclopedia[1] writes that (dae, “bamboo”) is derived from Chinese (, juk), specifically from the "southern Chinese" pronunciation of tek (cf. Hokkien (tek)). For Japanese etymology, please refer to (take).

NounEdit

(dae)

  1. bamboo
  2. stalk, stem
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Of native Korean origin.

Contraction of - (da hae). < -다고 (dago hae).

SuffixEdit

—대 (-dae)

  1. (informal non-polite) An expression used to indirectly tell something the speaker heard from another person.
  2. (informal non-polite) An expression used to ask about something the listener knows from having heard it.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from (tower)

CounterEdit

(dae) (hanja )

  1. vehicles (cars, airplanes), machinery (incl. computers)
Usage notesEdit
  • As with most Korean counters (a.k.a. classifiers), (dae) is preceded by native Korean numerals.

Etymology 5Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

PrefixEdit

대— (dae-) (hanja )

  1. big, great
AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 대나무[Bambusoideae]”, in 두피디아[1] (in Korean), (Please provide a date or year)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from National Institute of Korean Language's Korean-English Learners' Dictionary, on which all materials are distributed and can be used according to the Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike License. [2] .