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HANGUL SYLLABLE BAE
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밿

바 ←→ 뱌

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Often compared to Old Japanese (para, stomach), 孕む (paramu, to become pregnant) > modern hara, haramu, but Vovin rejects this.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pay
  • 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

(bae)

  1. abdomen, belly (of a human or animal)
    Synonym: 복부(腹部) (bokbu)
  2. (entomology) abdomen (of an arthropod)
  3. belly, bowels, stomach
    아프다baega apeudato have a stomachache
    고프다baega gopeudato be hungry
    부르다baega bureudato be full (from eating)
  4. (interior of) the womb, the uterus
  5. the belly of an object; the bulging side of an object
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄇᆡ〮 (Yale: póy).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pay
  • 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

(bae) (counter 척(隻))

  1. ship, boat, vessel (of any size)
    Synonym: 선박(船舶) (seonbak)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pay

NounEdit

(bae)

  1. pear (the fruit)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pɛ(ː)] ~ [pe̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae
McCune–Reischauer?pae
Yale Romanization?pāy

NounEdit

(bae) (hanja )

  1. double, twice, twofold
    Synonym: 갑절 (gapjeol)
  2. times, -fold
    Synonym: 곱절 (gopjeol)
Derived termsEdit