구름

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Korean[edit]

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구름.

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 구룸 (Yale: kwulwum). From 구을— (gueul-), 굴— (gul-, “to roll”) (> modern 구르— (gureu-)) + (um). Compare the derivation of Chinese (OC *ɢun, “cloud”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kuɾɯm]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? gureum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? guleum
McCune–Reischauer? kurŭm
Yale Romanization? kwulum

Noun[edit]

구름 (gureum)

  1. cloud
    구름 개다  ― gureum gaeda(of clouds) to be cleared
    구름 끼다  ― gureum kkidato be clouded
    구름 덮이다  ― gureum deopidato be covered with clouds
    구름 잡다  ― gureum japdato be as fantastic as "to catch the cloud"
  2. verbal noun of 구르다 (gureuda)

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