See also: 쇠-
U+C1E0, 쇠
HANGUL SYLLABLE SOE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:t-h-l

[U+C1DF]
Hangul Syllables
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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





쇄 ←→ 쇼

SyllableEdit

(soe)

  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 쇠〮 (Yale: swóy). Cognate with Jeju (sswe).

According to Fukui et al. (2017), might be related with Old Chinese (*soːlʔ, to lock), by the meanings as "key, lock" and that Pyeongan dialectal form (swae) coincide with Sino-Korean word (, swae).[1]

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? soe
Revised Romanization (translit.)? soe
McCune–Reischauer? soe
Yale Romanization? soy

NounEdit

(soe)

  1. iron
  2. metal
  3. a tool made from iron like key, lock etc.

Etymology 3Edit

Contraction of .

PrefixEdit

(soe)

  1. prefix form of , "cow". For example: 쇠고기, "beef" (from , cow + 고기, "meat".)
  2. prefix form of , "small". For example 쇠백로, "little egret".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rei Fukui et al. (2017-03-28) 小倉進平『朝鮮語方言の研究』所載資料による言語地図とその解釈―第1集[1], 東京大学人文社会系研究科 韓国朝鮮文化研究室, page 89-92