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KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕuʌ̹]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jueo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jueo
McCune–Reischauer? chuŏ
Yale Romanization? cwue

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 主語, from (chief) + (word)

NounEdit

주어 (jueo) (hanja 主語)

  1. (grammar) subject (of a sentence)

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin. From 주다 (juda, “to give”).

VerbEdit

주어 (jueo) (infinitive of 주다)

  1. Infinitive form of 주다 (juda, “to give”), thus often "upon giving"; "having given."
Alternative formsEdit
  • (jwo) (chiefly in speech)