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Jeju[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Korean (sil).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɕʰiːɭ/

Noun[edit]

(sil)

  1. thread

References[edit]

  • ” in Jeju's culture and languge, Digital museum.


U+C2E4, 실
HANGUL SYLLABLE SIL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:t-l-f

[U+C2E3]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C2E5]

Korean[edit]





싀 ←→ 싸

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean  (Yale: sil).

Possibly from Old Chinese (OC *slɯ, “silk”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕʰiːɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? sil
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sil
McCune–Reischauer? sil
Yale Romanization? sīl

Noun[edit]

(sil)

  1. thread
  2. (figuratively) a narrow thing, a thin object
Derived terms[edit]
  • 실밥 (silbap, “bits of thread”)
  • 실바람 (silbaram, “wisp of wind, breeze”)
  • 실반대 (silbandae, “coil of cotton”)
  • 실뱀 (silbaem, “thin snake”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕʰiɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? sil
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sil
McCune–Reischauer? sil
Yale Romanization? sil

Syllable[edit]

(sil)

  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɕiɪt̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɕiɪt̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʑiɪt̚))

References[edit]

  • Martin, Samuel E.; Yang Ha Lee; Sung-Un Chang (1975) A Korean-English Dictionary, New Haven: Yale University Press, page 1055.