U+B9E4, 매
HANGUL SYLLABLE MAE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:a-o

[U+B9E3]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B9E5]

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit




맿
마 ←→ 먀

SyllableEdit

(mae)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean  (Yale: may).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[me̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mae
McCune–Reischauer? mae
Yale Romanization? may

NounEdit

(mae)

  1. hawk
  2. (specifically) the peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus
  3. baa

Etymology 3Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: may).

NounEdit

(mae)

  1. whip, cane

Etymology 4Edit

SuffixEdit

—매 (-mae)

  1. shape
    몸매 (mommae, “body-shape, figure”)
    눈매 (nunmae, “eye-shape, figure”)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

DeterminerEdit

(mae) (hanja )

  1. every
    월 첫째주  ― mae wol cheotjjaejuthe first week of every month
PronunciationEdit
  • IPA(key)[me̞ː]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mae
McCune–Reischauer? mae
Yale Romanization? māy
Derived termsEdit