U+BC25, 밥
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAB
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미 ←→ 배

KoreanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bap
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bab
McCune–Reischauer?pap
Yale Romanization?pap
  • 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

(bap)

  1. cooked rice
    먹다.
    Bab-eul meokda.
    to eat rice.
  2. food, meal
    먹다.
    Bab-eul meokda.
    to have a meal.
    Synonym: 끼니 (kkini)
  3. feed
    .
    Gaebap.
    feed for dogs; dog food.
  4. (figuratively) a person serving as an object of abuse.
    ? 자꾸 괴롭혀?
    Nae-ga ni bab-inya? Wae jakku goerophyeo?
    Am I your punching bag? Why do you keep bothering me?
  5. living

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