See also: oh, OH, óh, öh, он, and өн
U+C560, 애
HANGUL SYLLABLE AE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:d-o

[U+C55F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C561]

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





아 ←→ 야

SyllableEdit

(ae)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of 아이 (ai).

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? ae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ae
McCune–Reischauer? ae
Yale Romanization? āy

NounEdit

(ae)

  1. child; kid
Related termsEdit
  • (yae, “this kid”)
  • (gyae, “that kid”)

Etymology 3Edit

First attested in the Bullyu dugongbu si eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as Middle Korean 애〯 (Yale: ǎy).

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? ae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ae
McCune–Reischauer? ae
Yale Romanization? āy

NounEdit

(ae)

  1. anxiety; impatience
  2. trouble; effort
    그리고 혼자 지탱하려고 무진 썼다.
    Geurigoneun geuneun honja jitaengharyeogo mujin aereul sseotda.
    Then with a big effort he took hold of himself.
    1919, Herman Cyril McNeile, Mufti, Chapter 16 (The original sentence in English)

Etymology 4Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? ae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ae
McCune–Reischauer? ae
Yale Romanization? āy

SyllableEdit

(ae)

  1. : love
    (eumhun reading: 사랑 애 (sarang ae))
    (MC reading: (MC ʔʌiH))

Middle KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Semantically, compare Chinese (cháng).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

애〯 (ǎy)

  1. the inner organs, in particular:
    1. the intestines, the guts
      Synonym: 챠ᇰᄌᆞ (chyangco)
    2. the gall bladder
      Synonym: ᄡᅳᆯ게 (psulkey)
    3. (possibly) the liver (only attested in early Early Modern Korean)
      Synonym: (kan)
  2. (in figurative expressions) anxiety, impatience
  3. (in figurative expressions) trouble; effort

DescendantsEdit

  • Korean: (ae)