이름

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 일홈 (ilhwom). Equal to '니르다("nireuda", to say, to call)' + '홈(nominal suffix making action noun)'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[iɾɯm]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ireum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ileum
McCune–Reischauer? irŭm
Yale Romanization? ilum

Noun[edit]

이름 (ireum)

  1. name
    이름알아요.
    Jeo-neun geu-ui ireum-eul arayo.
    I know his name.
  2. (computing) username

Synonyms[edit]