U+BC31, 백
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAEG
Composition: + +

[U+BC30]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BC32]


밿

바 ←→ 뱌

Korean

edit

Etymology 1

edit

Sino-Korean word from (hundred), from Early Modern Korean ᄇᆡᆨ (poyk), from the Middle Korean reading ᄇᆡᆨ〮 (Yale: póyk), from Middle Chinese (MC paek). Displaced native Middle Korean 온〮 (Yale: wón, “hundred”). Cognate with Jeju (bek).

Korean numbers (edit)
 ←  10  ←  90 100 1,000  →  100,000  → 
10
    Sino-Korean: (baek)
    Hanja:

Pronunciation

edit
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?baek
Revised Romanization (translit.)?baeg
McCune–Reischauer?paek
Yale Romanization?payk

Numeral

edit

(baek) (hanja )

  1. (one) hundred
    ibaektwo hundred
    baek myeongone hundred people
Derived terms
edit

Etymology 2

edit

From English bag.

Pronunciation

edit
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?baek
Revised Romanization (translit.)?baeg
McCune–Reischauer?paek
Yale Romanization?qpayk

Noun

edit

(baek)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) a bag, often specifically a plastic bag
  2. a purse or handbag
Derived terms
edit
See also
edit

Etymology 3

edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable

edit

(baek)

Extended content
  1. : white
    (eumhun reading: (huin baek))
    (MC reading: (MC baek))
  2. : elder
    (eumhun reading: (mat baek))
    (MC reading: (MC paek))
  3. : a kind of tree
    (eumhun reading: 나무 이름 (namu ireum baek))
    (MC reading: )
  4. : a kind of tree
    (eumhun reading: 나무 이름 (namu ireum baek))
    (MC reading: (MC paek))
  5. : 100
    (eumhun reading: (ilbaek baek))
    (MC reading: (MC maek))
  6. : soul
    (eumhun reading: (neok baek))
    (MC reading: (MC thak|phaek))
  7. : silk
    (eumhun reading: 비단 (bidan baek))
    (MC reading: (MC baek))
  8. : hectometer
    (eumhun reading: 헥토미터 (hektomiteo baek))
    (MC reading: )