U+C744, 을
HANGUL SYLLABLE EUL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-m-f

[U+C743]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C745]
See also: -을

(see here for suffixes and particles)





유 ←→ 의

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eul
McCune–Reischauer?ŭl
Yale Romanization?ul

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from ; this character is the second of the Heavenly Stems, and is therefore used in contracts and legal documents as the equivalent to "Party B" (i.e. the obligated party).

NounEdit

(eul) (hanja )

  1. B; used to enumerate the second of a group of unnamed people or objects
    Coordinate terms: 갑(甲) (gap, A), 병(丙) (byeong, C), 정(丁) (jeong, D)
  2. (idiomatic) the weaker or disadvantaged party in a relationship between two sides
    Antonym: 갑(甲) (gap, the stronger party)
    기업 이고 정부 이다.
    Gieob-i gab-igo jeongbu-ga eur-ida.
    The corporations have the advantages and the government is disadvantaged.
Usage notesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(eul)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiɪt̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC ŋˠiɪt̚, ŋɨt̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʔˠiɪt̚))