여러

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 여러 (yele).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[jʌ̹ɾʌ̹]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? yeoreo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeoleo
McCune–Reischauer? yŏrŏ
Yale Romanization? yele

Determiner[edit]

여러 (yeoreo)

  1. several, various
    • 여러 가지 책들이 채택되었다.
      Yeoreo gaji chaekdeuri chaetaekdoeeotda.
      Various books have been taken.
    • 여러 번 걸었지만 통화는 연결되지 않았어요.
      Yeoreo beon georeotjiman tonghwaneun yeon-gyeoldoeji anasseoyo.
      The call wouldn't get through no matter how many times I tried.

Derived terms[edit]

  • 여러분 (yeoreobun, “ladies and gentlemen”)