나이

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Jeju[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Korean 나이 (nai).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /na̠i/

Noun[edit]

나이 (nai)

  1. age of a person or other living thing

References[edit]

  • 나이” in Jeju's culture and language, Digital museum.

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 낳〮 (Yale: náh). Cognate with 나— (na-), 낳— (nat-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nai
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nai
McCune–Reischauer?nai
Yale Romanization?nai

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 나이의 / 나이에 / 나이까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch on both syllables, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

Noun[edit]

나이 (nai)

  1. age of a person or other living thing

Synonyms[edit]