얼음

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 어름〮 (Yale: èlúm). Equivalent to (eol, to freeze) +‎ (-eum, verbal noun-deriving suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eoreum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eol'eum
McCune–Reischauer?ŏrŭm
Yale Romanization?el.um
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 음의 / 음에 / 음까지

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

Noun[edit]

얼음 (eoreum)

  1. ice