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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




나 ←

냐 →

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR nae, RRT , McCune–Reischauer nae, Yale nay)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(nae)

  1. rivulet, brook, stream
    synonyms: 시내 (sinae)

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

(nae)

  1. I; a form of the first-person pronoun na used before
  2. my; an abbreviated form of

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Noun[edit]

(nae) (hanja )

  1. interior, inside
    • 사무실 에서는 흡연 금지입니다. (samusil nae-eseoneun heub-yeom geumji imnida.) Smoking is forbidden in the office.
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Hanja homophones[edit]

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,