내외

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 內外

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈnɛ(ː)we̞] ~ [ˈnɛ(ː)ø̞] ~ [ˈne̞(ː)we̞] ~ [ˈne̞(ː)ø̞]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)/(ː)/(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nae-oe
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nae-oe
McCune–Reischauer?naeoe
Yale Romanization?nāyoy

Noun[edit]

내외 (nae-oe) (hanja 內外)

  1. inside and outside
  2. at home and abroad
  3. married couple
    • 길게 지속된 여행으로 인해, 두 내외는 몇 달 간을 서로 볼 수 없었다.
      Gilge jisokdoen yeohaeng-euro inhae, du nae-oeneun myeot dal ganeul seoro bol su eopseotda.
      Because of the long-during tours the two spouses haven't seen each other for several months.