Korean edit

Etymology edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄆᆞᅀᆞᆶ (Yale: mòzòlh). The Middle Korean /-h/ may be the remnant of an ancient place-related suffix; see Appendix:Middle Korean h-final nouns.

Pronunciation edit

Revised Romanization?ma'eul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma'eul
Yale Romanization?maul

Noun edit

마을 (ma'eul)

  1. village, hamlet, usually in rural surroundings
  2. (obsolete) the office of a local magistrate

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