See also: -마

(see above for the verbal suffix)

See also:
U+B9C8, 마
HANGUL SYLLABLE MA
Composition: +

[U+B9C7]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B9C9]
U+3212, ㈒
PARENTHESIZED HANGUL MIEUM A

[U+3211]
Enclosed CJK Letters and Months
[U+3213]
U+3272, ㉲
CIRCLED HANGUL MIEUM A

[U+3271]
Enclosed CJK Letters and Months
[U+3273]




리 ←→ 매

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?ma

NounEdit

(ma) (hanja )

  1. (usually attributive with (-ui, genitive marker)) jinx; devil, demon; evil spirit / influence
    끼다/들다ma-ga kkida/deuldato be possessed/bedeviled

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 맣〮 (Yale: máh).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ma̠(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?

NounEdit

(ma)

  1. General term for yam and plants from the family Dioscoreaceae

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?ma

NounEdit

(ma) (hanja )

  1. hemp (Cannabis sativa)
    Synonym: (sam)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?ma

NounEdit

(ma)

  1. mi (musical note)

Etymology 5Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(ma)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠa))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ, muɑH))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaX))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ, muɑH))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠa))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaX))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC muoX))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ))
  10. :
    (MC reading: )
  11. :
    (MC reading: )
  12. :
    (MC reading: )
  13. :
    (MC reading: )
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʈɨoH, ʈʰɨok̚))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaH))
  16. :
    (MC reading: )
  17. :
    (MC reading: )
  18. :
    (MC reading: )
  19. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑX))
  20. 麿:
    (MC reading: 麿)