년대

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 年代, from  (“year”) and (“representing”) .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

년대 (nyeondae) (hanja 年代)

  1. (dependent noun) a period of years such as a decade or century:
    1990년대: the 1990s

Usage notes[edit]

Used only following a year, as above; the independent form of the noun is 연대 (yeondae).