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U+B208, 눈
HANGUL SYLLABLE NUN
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:s-n-s

[U+B207]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B209]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean (nwun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[nun]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? nun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nun
McCune–Reischauer? nun
Yale Romanization? nwun

Noun[edit]

(nun)

  1. eye
    • 에는 , 이에는 이
      nuneneun nun, ieneun i
      [literally] an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth; tit for tat
  2. vision
    이 밝다nuni bakdato have clear vision

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[nun]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? nun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nun
McCune–Reischauer? nun
Yale Romanization? nwun

Noun[edit]

(nun)

  1. bud

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean (nwun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[nuːn]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? nun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nun
McCune–Reischauer? nun
Yale Romanization? nwūn

Noun[edit]

(nun)

  1. snow
    이 온다nuni ondaIt's snowing