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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 主要, from (chief) + (importance)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕujo]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? juyo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? juyo
McCune–Reischauer? chuyo
Yale Romanization? cwuyo

NounEdit

주요 (juyo) (hanja 主要)

  1. importance, primacy

Usage notesEdit

Generally used adnominally to mean "important" or "key", in phrases such as 주요 원인, "important cause."