KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(mat, to welcome, to receive) +‎ (-i, noun-deriving suffix).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?maji
Revised Romanization (translit.)?maj'i
McCune–Reischauer?maji
Yale Romanization?mac.i

NounEdit

맞이 (maji)

  1. (chiefly in compounds, sometimes rather poetic) welcoming, receiving, greeting
    손님맞이sonnimmajireceiving the guest
    맞이bommajiearly spring outing (literally, “welcoming the spring”)
    맞이dalmajimoon-watching (literally, “welcoming the moon”)
  2. (shamanism) Short for 맞이굿 (majigut, welcoming ritual for the gods).

Derived termsEdit