보름

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as 보롬 (Yale: pwolwom). Compare 부르— (bureu-, “(stomach, belly) to be full, inflated”).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [po̞ɾɯm]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR boreum
RR (translit.) boleum
MC porŭm
Yale polum

Noun[edit]

보름 (boreum)

  1. fifteen days, half month, fortnight
  2. Clipping of 보름날 (boreumnal, fifteenth day of the lunar month).

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Antonyms[edit]

  • 초승 (, choseung, “the first (day) of the lunar month, new moon”)
  • 그믐 (geumeum, “the last (day) of the lunar month”)

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