See also: 불다
U+BD88, 불
HANGUL SYLLABLE BUL
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[U+BD87]
Hangul Syllables
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뵤 ←→ 붜

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Possibly cognate with Old Japanese (pi2) (< Proto-Japonic *poy).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pul

NounEdit

(bul)

  1. fire, flame
    타는 금.
    Bul taneun geum.
    Burning gold. (Fire-burning gold.)
  2. electric 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
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Etymology 2Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
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
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Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
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 4Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pu(ː)ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
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 5Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bul
McCune–Reischauer?pul
Yale Romanization?pul

NounEdit

(bul)

  1. dollar

Etymology 6Edit

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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