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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

originally meant “head” (now 머리 (meori))

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ma̠ɾi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mari
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mali
McCune–Reischauer? mari
Yale Romanization? mali

CounterEdit

마리 (mari)

  1. animals; head (of cattle); fish
Usage notesEdit

As with most count words (a.k.a. classifiers), 마리 (mari) is preceded by native Korean numerals.

See alsoEdit
  • (si, “o'clock”)
  • 시간 (sigan, “hours”)
  • (beon, “times”)
  • (byeong, “bottles”)
  • (sal, “years”)
  • (myeong, “people”)
  • 사람 (saram, “people”)
  • (bun, “(honorific) people”)
  • (gap, “packs”)
  • (gwon, “volumes”)
  • (gae, “items, units, objects”)
  • (dae, “vehicles, machines”)
  • (jan, “cupful”)
  • (jang, “flat object, pieces of paper”)
  • (chae, “houses”)
  • 봉지 (bongji, “paper bags”)
  • 송이 (song-i, “flowers”)