설날

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Bullyu dugong busi eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as 섨날 (Yale: selsnal). Compound of (seol, new year, New Year's Day) +‎ (nal, day), with genitive infix -ㅅ- (-s-).

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설날 (seollal)

  1. New Year's Day, the first day of the year

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