U+B9DB, 맛
HANGUL SYLLABLE MAS
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Hangul Syllables
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리 ←→ 매

Korean

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Pronunciation

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

Etymology 1

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First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: mas). From Old Korean 味次 (*MAc). Possibly cognate with Old Chinese (OC *mɯds, “taste”).

Noun

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(mat)

  1. taste, flavor
    이 있다masi itdatasty
    수프 이 어떻습니까?
    supeu masi eotteoseumnikka?
    How is the taste of the soup?
  2. taste, relish, zest
  3. experience, knowledge
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  • (meot) (ablaut form)

Etymology 2

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Of native Korean origin. Compare Japanese (mate, razor clam).

Noun

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(mat)

  1. razor clam; solen