얼음

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 얼— (eol-, “to freeze”) and (eum, nominalisation suffix). First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 어름 (Yale: elum).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʌ̹ɾɯm]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? eoreum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? eol-eum
McCune–Reischauer? ŏrŭm
Yale Romanization? el.um

Noun[edit]

얼음 (eoreum)

  1. ice