U+C465, 쑥
HANGUL SYLLABLE SSUG
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[U+C464]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C466]




쑈 ←→ 쒀

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of native Korean origin. Perhaps related to (sok, inside).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ssuk
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ssug
McCune–Reischauer?ssuk
Yale Romanization?sswuk

IdeophoneEdit

(ssuk)

  1. entering or protruding deeply (either towards or away from the speaker)
    동전 여기 빠졌어.
    Dongjeoni yeogi ssuk ppajyeosseo.
    The coin dropped deep inside here.
    조각상 이렇게 튀어나왔네?
    I jogaksang-eun koga ireoke ssuk twieonawanne?
    This statue has a big protruding nose!
  2. while draining or removing in large quantities (both physical and metaphorical)
    빠지다
    muri ssuk ppajida
    for water to be drained in large quantities
    빠지다
    sari ssuk ppajida
    to lose a lot of weight
  3. while being excluded
  4. fashionably
  5. while interrupting suddenly or impudently; while appearing suddenly
  6. while suddenly ascending or descending
Usage notesEdit

(ssuk) is the yin vowel, or dark vowel, form of (ssok).

In contemporary Korean, the yin vowels refer to /ʌ/, /e/, /u/, and often /i/. In Korean ideophones and sensory words, forms with these vowels have a connotation of darkness, largeness, murkiness, bluntness, old age, or negativeness.

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean ᄡᅮᆨ〮 (Yale: pswúk).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ssuk
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ssug
McCune–Reischauer?ssuk
Yale Romanization?sswuk
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable.

NounEdit

(ssuk)

  1. mugwort, moxa; various plants of the Artemisia genus
  2. Artemisia princeps