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U+C544, 아
HANGUL SYLLABLE A
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[U+C543]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C545]

Cia-CiaEdit

NumeralEdit

(a)

  1. one; prenominal form of 이세
    아 미아
    a-mia
    one person

ReferencesEdit

  • Van den Berg, Rene (1991). "Preliminary Notes on the Cia-Cia Language," in Excursies in Celebes, pp. 305-324.
  • Lee, Hwang & Abidin (2009). 바하사 찌아찌아 1. Hunminjeongeum Society: Seoul.

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





씨 ←→ 애

SyllableEdit

(a)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

(a)

  1. ah; oh

Etymology 3Edit

Contraction of 아서 (aseo).

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

—아 (-a)

  1. and then, after
    그에게 가져 주었다.
    Chaegeul chaja geuege gajyeoda jueotda.
    I found the book and then gave it to him.
  2. and therefore, because
    기분좋다.
    Kkochi mana gibuni jota.
    I feel good because here are many flowers.
  3. by, by -ing; through
    우리는 전속력으로 기차역으로 갔다.
    Urineun jeonsongnyeogeuro ttwieo gichayeogeuro gatda.
    We ran at full speed to the station.
Usage notesEdit

The suffix (a) / (eo) takes the infinitive forms.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

—아 (-a)

  1. makes the infinitive form
    The infinitive form can be used to join a main verb and its auxiliary verb.
    이미 다.
    Chaegeun imi chaja noatda.
    I've found the book already.
    졌다.
    Kkochi manajyeotda.
    Here are more flowers than before.
  2. an intimate style declarative, interrogative, hortative, or imperative suffix
    음, ? 미안하지만어도 어쩔 .
    Eum, sireo? Mianhajiman sireodo eojjeol su eopseo.
    Hmm, you don't want to? I'm sorry but you can't avoid it even though you don't like it.
Usage notesEdit

The suffix (a) / (eo) takes the infinitive forms.

Etymology 5Edit

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative formsEdit

ParticleEdit

(a)

  1. vocative case marker
    멍멍, 어디?
    Meongmeong-a, eodi inni?
    Doggy, where are you?
Usage notesEdit

The particle (a) is used after a consonant, whereas (ya) is used after a vowel.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 6Edit

Reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(a)

  1. , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 娿, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

See alsoEdit