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See also 말하다

Korean

Alternative spellings

  • (mol) (mostly obsolete)
    • Compare the Manchu morin

Etymology 1

First recorded in the Yongbi eocheonga, 1447, as 말.

Pronunciation

Noun

(mal)

  1. word, speech, language
Derived terms
  • 낱말 (natmal, “a single word”)
  • 말씀 (malsseum, “(honorific) word”)
  • 말하다 (mal-hada, “to say, speak, talk”)

See also

  • 이르다 (ireuda, “to say”)

Etymology 2

First recorded in the Yongbi eocheonga, 1447, as .

Pronunciation

Noun

(mal)

  1. horse
Derived terms

Etymology 3

First recorded in the Hunmong jahoe, 1527, as .

Pronunciation

Noun

(mal)

  1. an alga or other waterborne cryptogam
  2. seaweed
  3. specifically Potamogeton oxyphyllus.

Etymology 4

Sino-Korean word from (“end”)

Pronunciation

Noun

(mal, hanja )

  1. end

Usage notes

Technical information
  • Unicode:
    • hex: B9D0
    • Decimal: 47568

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