열매

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Displaced Middle Korean 여름 (yelum, fruit), a nominalization of 열다 (yelta, to ripen), due to normal sound changes transforming 녀름 (nyelum, summer) into the homophone 여름 (yelum, summer).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?yeolmae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?yeolmae
McCune–Reischauer?yŏlmae
Yale Romanization?yelmay

Noun[edit]

열매 (yeolmae)

  1. fruit

References[edit]

  1. ^ 여름-열매”, in 온라인가나다[1], 국립국어원, 2016 May 16