U+BB3C, 물
HANGUL SYLLABLE MUL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:a-n-f

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Hangul Syllables
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묿


묘 ←→ 뭐

JejuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Korean (mul, water), possible cognate with Proto-Tungusic *mū, Jurchen 木克 (mu-ke /muke/), Manchu ᠮᡠᡴᡝ (muke), Goguryeo (*me, river; water), Mongolian мөрөн (mörön, river), Japanese (mizu, water).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(mul)

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • ” in Andrew Cheng; K. David Harrison, Jeju-eo Talking Dictionary, Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages, 2014.
  • ” in Jeju's culture and language, Digital museum.

KoreanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (meul)Early Modern

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 믈〮 (Yale: múl).

Possible cognate with Proto-Tungusic *mū, Jurchen 木克 (mu-ke /muke/), Manchu ᠮᡠᡴᡝ (muke), Goguryeo (*me, river; water), Mongolian мөрөн (mörön, river), Japanese (mizu, water).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?mul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?mul
McCune–Reischauer?mul
Yale Romanization?mul
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 에 /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable, unless it is 에.

NounEdit

(mul)

  1. water
    시들고 있니? 얼마나 자주 주었지?
    I kkoch-eun wae sideulgo inni? - eolmana jaju mur-eul jueotji?
    Why is this flower withering? - How often did you give water to it?
  2. (after another noun, often negative) influence; taint (with verbs 들다 (deulda) or 먹다 (meokda))
    뉴욕 갔다 오니 미국 들었네.
    Nyuyok gatda oni Miguk mur-i da deureonne.
    After coming back from New York, you've become so Americanized [in a bad way].
    (literally, “After coming back from New York, all the American water has entered you.”)
Derived termsEdit

PrefixEdit

물— (mul-)

  1. aquatic

Etymology 2Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(mul)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC mɨut̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC mɨut̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠiɪt̚, mɨut̚))