여우

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Korean 여ᅀᆞ (yezo). First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as a connective form 여ᇫㅇ (yezG). Presumed classical word stem *jɔzɦ or *jɔzɣ still have influence on some dialects (compare dialectal forms 여수 (yeosu), 여시 (yeosi), 여끼 (yeokki), (yeong), 영끼 (yeongkki), etc.).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[jʌ̹u]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? yeou
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeou
McCune–Reischauer? yŏu
Yale Romanization? yewu

Noun[edit]

여우 (yeou) (counter 마리)

  1. fox, vixen

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rei Fukui (2017-03-28) 小倉進平『朝鮮語方言の研究』所載資料による言語地図とその解釈―第1集[1], 東京大学人文社会系研究科 韓国朝鮮文化研究室, page 105-108