어느

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key)[ʌ̹nɯ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? eoneu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? eoneu
McCune–Reischauer? ŏnŭ
Yale Romanization? enu

Determiner[edit]

어느 (eoneu)

  1. (interrogative) which
    어느 쪽이 당신의 자전거인가요?
    Eoneu jjogi dangsinui jajeon-geoin-gayo?
    Which is your bicycle?
    어느 사전을 좋아하십니까?
    Eoneu sajeoneul joahasimnikka?
    Which dictionary do you favour?
  2. a certain, one, some
    형사는 그 아이가 자정이 지난 어느 시점에 유기된 것이라고 말했다.
    Hyeongsaneun geu aiga jajeong-i jinan eoneu sijeome yugidoen geosirago malhaetda.
    The detective said that the baby had been abandoned sometime after midnight.