고을

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄀᆞ옳 (kowolh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ko̞ɯɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? go-eul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? go-eul
McCune–Reischauer? koŭl
Yale Romanization? koul

Noun[edit]

고을 (go-eul)

  1. (usually historical) district