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JejuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Korean (buk).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(buk)

  1. a generic term meaning drum
  2. a traditional Korean double-headed barrel-shaped drum, played with one hand and one stick, and used in Korean folk music

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?buk
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bug
McCune–Reischauer?puk
Yale Romanization?puk

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 붚〮 (Yale: pwúph), likely cognate with 부풀다 (bupulda, “to fluff, popple, bubble, bulge”).

NounEdit

(buk)

  1. a generic term meaning drum
  2. a traditional Korean double-headed barrel-shaped drum, played with one hand and one stick, and used in Korean folk music

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Hunmong jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527, as Middle Korean  (Yale: pwùk).

NounEdit

(buk)

  1. a shuttle (used in weaving and sewing machines)

Etymology 3Edit

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps cognate with the above Etymology 1 and 2 in the sense of bulge.

NounEdit

(buk)

  1. soil heap (around roots)

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 븍〮 (Yale: púk), from Middle Chinese (MC pək̚).

NounEdit

(buk) (hanja )

  1. north
Coordinate termsEdit
  • (compass points)
서북 (seobuk)
북서 (bukseo)
(buk) 동북 (dongbuk)
북동 (bukdong)
(seo)   (dong)
서남 (seonam)
남서 (namseo)
(nam) 동남 (dongnam)
남동 (namdong)


Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(Buk) (hanja )

  1. (South Korea) Short for 북한(北韓) (bukhan, North Korea).