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KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ma̠ni]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mani
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mani
McCune–Reischauer? mani
Yale Romanization? mani

Etymology 1Edit

Hangulization of Mani, ultimately from Ancient Greek Μάνης m (Mánēs).

Proper nounEdit

마니 (Mani)

  1. (摩尼珠) Cintamani (wish-fulfilling magic jewel)
  2. (摩尼敎) Manichaean religion
  3. Mani (prophet)

Etymology 2Edit

From the verb 말다 (malda).

VerbEdit

마니 (mani) (sequential of 말다)

  1. because it has ended up that way
  2. because one should not

Etymology 3Edit

From the verb 마다 (mada, “to smash”).

VerbEdit

마니 (mani) (sequential of 마다)

  1. because of the smashing

See alsoEdit