여름

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?yeoreum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?yeoleum
McCune–Reischauer?yŏrŭm
Yale Romanization?yelum

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 름의 / 름에 / 름까지

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]

여름 (yeoreum)

  1. summer

See also[edit]

  • (, ha) (used in compounds)
Seasons in Korean · 사철 (, sacheol), 사계 (四季, sagye, “four seasons”) (layout · text)
(bom, “spring”) 여름 (yeoreum, “summer”) 가을 (ga'eul, “fall; autumn”) 겨울 (gyeoul, “winter”)

Middle Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominalisation form of 열다 (yelta, to ripen)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jəlɨm/, [jəɾɨm]

Noun[edit]

여름〮 (yèlúm)

  1. fruit