너무

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 너무 (Yale: nemu), from 넘— (neom-) + (eu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [nʌ̹mu]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?neomu
Revised Romanization (translit.)?neomu
McCune–Reischauer?nŏmu
Yale Romanization?nemu

Adverb[edit]

너무 (neomu)

  1. (negative sense) too, excessively
  2. (positive sense) so, very, extremely

Related terms[edit]