얼굴

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 얼굴 (Yale: elkwul).

Originally 얼굴 (eolgul) meant form and shape.

Later the meaning of 얼굴 (eolgul) has been reduced to just face.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ʌ̹ɭɡuɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? eolgul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? eolgul
McCune–Reischauer? ŏlgul
Yale Romanization? elkwul
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Noun[edit]

얼굴 (eolgul)

  1. face
  2. visage
Synonyms[edit]