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Character
Unicode name HANGUL SYLLABLE NE
Code point U+B124
Entity number 네
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Composition +
Dubeolsik input s-p
[U+B123] [U+B125]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




너 ←

녀 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR ne, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale ney)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

‎(ne)

  1. four
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

‎(ne)

  1. yes
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

  • Contraction of (neo, “you”) and (i, “subject marker”). (Note that 너이 is ungrammatical now.)
  • Contraction of (neo, “you”) and (ui, “possessive marker”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

‎(ne)

  1. you
    a nominative synonym for (neo, “you”) (the second person singular familiar pronoun)
    generally used only in (nega)
  2. your
    a contraction of 너 (neo-ui, "your"), the possessive form of (neo, “you”) (the second person singular familiar pronoun)
Usage notes[edit]
It is usually pronounced as today to avoid the homophony with (I / my).
Synonyms[edit]
  • (you): (neo)
  • (your): 너 (ui)

Etymology 5[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

‎(ne)

  1. a familiar style declarative suffix
  2. an intimate style exclamatory suffix for describing what the speaker has just realized; often opted when talking to oneself
Usage notes[edit]

The suffix (ne) is directly appended to the stem of an adjective, a verb, or 이다 (ida, “to be”). If the stem ends in the consonant (l), it drops out

See also[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Derivational suffix[edit]

‎(ne)

  1. the group to which someone belongs; the family, home, party of ...
    언니 (eonnine, “sister's family”), 순이네 (sunine, “Suni's family (hypocoristic)”)
  1. (soft or somewhat belittled) person/people who is/are ...
    아낙네 (anangne, “woman/women (in rural area)”), 남정네 (namjeongne, “man/men (in rural area)”)
    우리 (urine, “we (emphasis on community)”)