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U+B0B4, 내
HANGUL SYLLABLE NAE
Composition: +

[U+B0B3]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B0B5]




나 ←→ 냐

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested as eighth-century Old Korean 川理 (*NAri); the Old Korean form is also given directly in Dongdong, an archaic poem in the 1493 collection Akhak gwebeom (樂學軌範 / 악학궤범), as 나리 (Yale: nali).

In the Hangul script, first attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 냏〯 (Yale: nǎyh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [nɛ(ː)] ~ [ne̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nae
McCune–Reischauer?nae
Yale Romanization?nāy

Noun[edit]

(nae)

  1. rivulet; brook; stream
    Synonym: 시내 (sinae)
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 내〮 (Yale: náy).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(nae)

  1. smell
    Synonym: 냄새 (naemsae)

Etymology 3[edit]

  • Contraction of 나의 (naui, my).
  • Contraction of (nai, I). (Note that 나이 is ungrammatical now)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

(nae)

  1. my; an abbreviated form of (naui)
    기억 맞다면 교사였다.
    Nae gieog-i matdamyeon geu-neun gyosa-yeotda.
    If I remember right, he was a teacher.
  2. I; a form of the first-person pronoun (na) used before —가 (-ga)
  3. Gyeongsang form of (na, I, me)
    한테 도라nae-hante doragive it to me

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading ᄂᆡ〯 (Yale: nǒy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [nɛ(ː)] ~ [ne̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nae
McCune–Reischauer?nae
Yale Romanization?nāy

Noun[edit]

(nae) (hanja )

  1. interior, inside (within an area)
    사무실 에서 흡연 금지입니다.
    Samusil nae-eseo-neun heubyeon geumji-imnida.
    Smoking is forbidden in the office.
    Synonyms: (an), 내부(內部) (naebu)

Etymology 5[edit]

Reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(nae)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC nuʌiH))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC nʌiX))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC nɑiH))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC nʌiH))
Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC lʌi))