아내

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[a̠ne̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? anae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? anae
McCune–Reischauer? anae
Yale Romanization? anay

Noun[edit]

아내 (anae)

  1. (humble) wife, especially one's own
    • 빌은 이제 막 그의 두번째 아내와 결혼했다.
      Bireun ije mak geuui dubeonjjae anaewa gyeolhonhaetda.
      Bill just married his second wife.
    • 내 동료가 내 아내의 친척이다.
      nae dongnyoga nae anaeui chincheogida.
      My colleague is kin to my wife.

Usage notes[edit]

  • For another person's wife, the more respectful word 부인 (bu-in, “lady”) is more commonly used.

Synonyms[edit]