음력

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 陰曆 (lunar calendar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eumnyeok
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eumlyeog
McCune–Reischauer?ŭmnyŏk
Yale Romanization?umlyek

Noun[edit]

음력 (eumnyeok) (hanja 陰曆)

  1. the traditional lunisolar calendar of East Asia
    Synonyms: (dated) 구력(舊曆) (guryeok), (chiefly Yanbian) 농력(農曆) (nongnyeok)
  2. (generally) lunar calendar
    이슬람력 음력지만 이란 독자적으로 양력 이란력 사용한다.
    Iseullamnyeog-eun eumnyeog-i-jiman Iran-eun dokjajeog-euro yangnyeog-in irallyeog-eul sayonghanda.
    Although the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, Iran distinctively uses the Iranian calendar, which is a solar one.