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HANGUL SYLLABLE BAEG
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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit



밿

바 ←→ 뱌

SyllableEdit

(baek)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean  (Yale: won).

1459, 월인석보 1:6
五ᄂᆞᆫ 다ᄉᆞ시오 ᄋᆞᆫ 오니라.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[pe̞k̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? baek
Revised Romanization (translit.)? baeg
McCune–Reischauer? paek
Yale Romanization? payk

NumeralEdit

(baek) (hanja )

  1. (Sino-Korean) one hundred

Etymology 3Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(baek)

  1. : white
    (eumhun reading: 흰 백 (huin baek), MC reading: (MC bˠæk̚))
  2. : 100
    (eumhun reading: (ilbaek baek), MC reading: (MC pˠæk̚))
  3. : elder
    (eumhun reading: 맏 백 (mat baek), MC reading: (MC pˠæk̚))
  4. : a kind of tree
    (eumhun reading: 나무 이름 (namu ireum baek), MC reading: )
  5. : a kind of tree
    (eumhun reading: 나무 이름 (namu ireum baek), MC reading: (MC pˠæk̚))
  6. : 100
    (eumhun reading: (ilbaek baek), MC reading: (MC mˠæk̚))
  7. : soul
    (eumhun reading: (neok baek), MC reading: (MC tʰɑk̚, pʰˠæk̚))
  8. : silk
    (eumhun reading: 비단 백 (bidan baek), MC reading: (MC bˠæk̚))
  9. : hectometer
    (eumhun reading: 헥터메테르 백 (hekteometereu baek), MC reading: )

Etymology 3Edit

English bag

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[p͈e̞k̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? baek
Revised Romanization (translit.)? baeg
McCune–Reischauer? paek
Yale Romanization? qpayk

NounEdit

(baek)

  1. a bag, often specifically a plastic bag
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