Last modified on 26 April 2015, at 10:18

Character  어 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+C5B4
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry d-j

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit




얘 ←

에 →

SyllableEdit

(transliterations: RR eo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer ŏ, Yale e)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

InterjectionEdit

(eo)

  1. ah!, oh! may express joy, sorrow, surprise, etc.
  2. uh-huh synonymous with (eung)
  3. huh? expresses confusion

NounEdit

(eo)

  1. name of the hangul vowel

Etymology 3Edit

Contraction of 어서 (eoseo).

Alternative formsEdit

Inflectional suffixEdit

(eo)

  1. and then, after
    포장 탁자 올려 놓았다.
    Pojang-eul tteudeo takja wie ollyeo noatda.
    I removed the packaging and placed it on the table.
  2. and therefore, because
    기분이 좋다.
    Kkochi pieo gibuni jota.
    I feel good because the flower bloomed.
  3. by, by -ing; throughout
    색종이 돛단배만들어 시다.
    Saekjong-ireul jeobeo dotdanbaereul mandeureo bopsida.
    Let's make a sailing boat by folding a paper!

Usage notesEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative formsEdit

Inflectional suffixEdit

(eo)

  1. makes the infinitive form
    The infinitive form can be used to join a main verb and its auxiliary verb.
    있다.
    Kkochi pieo itda.
    A flower has bloomed.
    나는 한국어를 .
    Naneun han-gugeoreul baewo ganda.
    I continue to learn Korean.
  2. an intimate style declarative, interrogative, hortative or imperative suffix
    ? 받.
    An batgo mwo hae? Bada.
    Why don't you receive it? Get it!

Usage notesEdit

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

Etymology 5Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

NounEdit

(eo)

  1. : a traditional percussion instrument in the shape of a tiger, sometimes known in English by its Chinese name yu.

SuffixEdit

(eo)

  1. : language: 한국 (Korean, “한국어”); 외계 (alien language, “외계어”)
  2. : fish. Sometimes -ㅇ어 (-ngeo) as in 잉어, 붕어, 상어 and 숭어.

SyllableEdit

(eo)

  1. : word
    (eumhun reading: 말씀 어 (malsseum eo))
  2. : fish
    (eumhun reading: 물고기 어 (mulgogi eo))
  3. : control
    (eumhun reading: 어거할 (eogeohal eo))
  4. : fishing
    (eumhun reading: 고기잡을 (gogijabeul eo))
  5. : particle
    (eumhun reading: 어조사 어 (eojosa eo))
  6. : blocking
    (eumhun reading: 막을 (mageul eo))
  7. : prison
    (eumhun reading: 옥 어 (ok eo))
  8. : riding a horse
    (eumhun reading: 부릴 (mal buril eo))
  9. : transgressing
    (eumhun reading: 어긋날 (eogeunnal eo))
  10. : contusion
    (eumhun reading: 어혈질 (eohyeoljil eo))