여덟

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 여듧 (Yale: yetulp).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [jʌ̹dʌ̹ɭ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR yeodeol
RR (translit.) yeodeolb
MC yŏdŏl
Yale yetelp

Usage notes[edit]

Today it is always pronounced as 여덜 even when followed by a vowel-initial particle. 여덟이 is 여더리, not 여덜비.

Number[edit]

여덟 (yeodeol)

  1. eight (Native Korean)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (pal) () (Sino-Korean)