U+C5B4, 어
HANGUL SYLLABLE EO
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Dubeolsik input: d-j

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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





얘 ← → 에

SyllableEdit

‎(eo)

  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

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

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(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))