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U+BB34, 무
HANGUL SYLLABLE MU
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:a-n

[U+BB33]
Hangul Syllables
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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit


묿


묘 ←→ 뭐

SyllableEdit

(mu)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened form of 무우(unstandardized in 1988), From Middle Korean word 무ㅿㅜ(muzu).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[muː]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mu
McCune–Reischauer? mu
Yale Romanization?

NounEdit

(mu)

 
무 (mu, "rutabaga")
  1. (Korean cuisine, botany) Korean radish, a variety of daikon.
  2. (Korean cuisine, botany, by extension) Similar root vegetables, including other daikons, rutabagas, swedes, and yellow turnips.
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SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[muː]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mu
McCune–Reischauer? mu
Yale Romanization?

NounEdit

(mu) (hanja )

  1. shaman
    • 巫는 계집 심방이오 祝은 男人 심방이라 (楞嚴經諺解 8:117, 1461) (mu-neun gyejib simbang-io chug-eun namIn simbang-ira (reungEomgyeong-eonhae 8:117, 1461)) The mu is a female soothsayer, whereas the chug a male one.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

(mu) (hanja )

  1. nothing, naught, nil
  2. (Buddhism) neither yes nor no (in response to a koan or a question that mistakenly assumes an affirmative or negative answer)