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U+C6B0, 우
HANGUL SYLLABLE U
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:d-n

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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





요 ←→ 워

SyllableEdit

(u)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

AdverbEdit

(u)

  1. suddenly

NounEdit

(u)

  1. the name of the hangeul vowel (u)
  2. (North Korea) above; top
    • 2004 October 10, "구름우에 솟은 《왕》들의 집-13개의 분교" (The House of "Kings", Soaring Above the Clouds), KCNA[1]:
      이곳에서 내려다보면 마치 구름에 분교와 마을이 둥둥 떠있는것만 같다.
      igos-eseo naeryeodabomyeon machi gureum-u-e bun-gyo-wa ma-eur-i dungdung tteo-inneun-geon-man gatda.
      Looking down from here, it looks just like the schoolhouse and the village are floating separately above the clouds.
Alternative formsEdit
  • (above): (wi) (South Korea)

Etymology 3Edit

Of native Korean origin.

SuffixEdit

—우 (-u)

  1. a suffix deriving a causative verb.
    • 자리었다. (Jariga bieotda., “The seat became empty.”) → 사장자리다. (Sajang-i jarireul biwotda., “The boss is absent. (The boss made his seat empty.)”)
SynonymsEdit
  • - (i)/ (hi)/ (ri)/ (gi)/ (gu)/ (chu)- : suffixes deriving causative verbs.

Etymology 4Edit

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

—우 (-u)

  1. one of the middle style (하오체) declarative, interrogative, and imperative endings, often used by senior women to higher but familiar women.

Usage notesEdit

This is used after a vowel, or the consonant (l) in which case the (l) falls out. After a consonant other than (l), (su) is used instead.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

NounEdit

(u) (hanja )

  1. the right side

(u) (hanja )

  1. foolishness

(u) (hanja )

  1. superiority; excellence

(u) (hanja )

  1. the fifth note in the pentatonic scale; la