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U+BD88, 불
HANGUL SYLLABLE BUL
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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





뵤 ←→ 붜

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pul

SyllableEdit

(bul)

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

Possibly from Old Chinese (OC *hmralʔ) or cognate with Old Japanese (pi2) (< Proto-Japonic *poy).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pul

NounEdit

(bul)

  1. fire, flame
  2. light
    스튜디오의 이 켜진 때에는 내가 저녁 프로그램을 녹음하고 있다는 거야.
    Seutyudioui buri kyeojin ttaeeneun naega jeonyeok peurogeuraemeul nogeumhago itdaneun geoya.
    When the studio light is on, I am recording my evening show.
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
  3. furnace, fireplace
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Of native Korean origin. Perhaps related to Japanese ほと (hoto, genitalia) and おはせ (ohase, (archaic slang) penis).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pul

NounEdit

(bul)

  1. genitalia (mainly of males), scrotum, testicle, testis
  2. basin, bottom (as of a sieve)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pul

PrefixEdit

불— (bul-)

  1. a prefix meaning 'not'.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[puːɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pūl

PrefixEdit

불— (bul-)

  1. a prefix that is placed before nouns to indicate something severe.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

Sino-Korean word from . Adopted as representation of the dollar symbol $.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[puɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bul
McCune–Reischauer? pul
Yale Romanization? pul

NounEdit

(bul)

  1. dollar

Etymology 7Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(bul)

  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC bɨut̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  4. 彿:
    (MC reading: 彿 (MC pʰɨut̚))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  6. :
    (MC reading: )
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC pʰɨut̚))
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚, pʰɨut̚))
  13. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC pɨut̚))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC bɨut̚, pʰɨut̚))
  16. :
    (MC reading: (MC bɨut̚))

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