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U+C218, 수
HANGUL SYLLABLE SU
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: t-n

[U+C217]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C219]

Contents

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit


IPA(key) [sʰu]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR su
RR (translit.) su
MC su
Yale swu

Etymology 1Edit





쇼 ← → 숴

SyllableEdit

(su)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

NounEdit

(su)

  1. way, means, possibility
  2. male (non-human)

Usage notesEdit

After a future determiner and before, (su, “possibility”) with a form of 있다 (itda, “to exist”) or 없다 (eopda, “not to exist”) may translate as a form of “can” or “cannot”, respectively:

  • 가 없습니다.
    Gal su-ga eopseumnida.
    [I] cannot go. (Literally, "The future going possibility does not exist.")

AntonymsEdit

  • (male): (am, “female (non-human)”)

Etymology 3Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

NounEdit

(su) (hanja )

  1. number
    • 를 세다su-reul sedato count (the number of)

(su) (hanja )

  1. water
  2. river
  3. (figuratively) north; winter; black

AbbreviationEdit

(su) (hanja )

  1. Abbreviation of 수요일 (suyoil): Wednesday