나무

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 나모 (Yale: namwo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

나무 (namu)

  1. tree
  2. wood
    나무는 종이를 만드는 재료로 쓰인다.
    namu-neun jong-i-reul mandeuneun jaeryo-ro sseu-inda.
    Wood is the material used to make paper.

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