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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕujo/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): juyoRR (transliteration): juyoMC: chuyoYale: 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."