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HANGUL SYLLABLE JEON
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Etymology 1Edit





쟤 ←→ 제

SyllableEdit

(jeon)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from (in front, forward, preceding)

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. front
  2. (time) before
    • 집에 가기  
      jibe gagi jeone
      before going home
    • 두시 15 분  
      dusi 15 bun jeone
      at a quarter to two (literally, "at 15 minutes before two o'clock")
    • 에는 그를 봤었다. 그러나 그 이후로는 그를 보지 않았다. 
      Jeoneneun geureul bwasseotda. Geureona geu ihuroneun geureul boji anatda.
      I had seen him previously, but hadn't seen him since.

PrefixEdit

전— (jeon-) (hanja )

  1. ex-; previous
    • 대통령 
      jeon daetongnyeong
      ex-president

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from (money, currency, coins)

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. a jun, a coin worth one hundredth of a won

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from (law, canon; documentation; classic, scripture)

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. celebration; ceremony

Etymology 5Edit

Sino-Korean word from (to pan fry)

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. jeon, a friedfilled pancake-like food eaten in Korea

Etymology 6Edit

Sino-Korean word from (field, arable land, cultivated) First attested in the "Gyerim Yusa" 계림유사 (gyerimyusa), 1103, as (tián) (dyeon)

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. a cultivated patch of land

Etymology 7Edit

Sino-Korean word from (lightning, electricity)

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. electricity

Etymology 8Edit

Sino-Korean word from (maintain, keep whole or intact; all, everything)

PrefixEdit

전— (jeon-) (hanja )

  1. whole, entire
    • jeonguk
      the whole country

Etymology 9Edit

Contraction of (jeoneun).

PronounEdit

(jeon)

  1. I (as the topic of the sentence); as for me

Etymology 10Edit

From 절다 (jeolda, “to become salted”);

VerbEdit

(jeon)

  1. Past determiner of 절다 (jeolda, “to become salted”); salted