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).

Analyzable as 니르다 (nireuda, to say, to call) + (hom, nominal suffix creating action nouns).

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 (A word used to refer to or address an animal, object, phenomenon, etc., to distinguish it from others.)
  2. name; given name
  3. name; full name
    이름알아요.
    Jeoneun geuui ireumeul arayo.
    I know his name.
    이름을 전부 쓰세요.
    Ireumeul jeonbu sseuseyo.
    Put your full name.
  4. name; identify
  5. fame
  6. nickname
  7. name; reputation; honor
  8. name (Something that one presents as an excuse or cause when he/she wants to engage in an undertaking.)
  9. name (Authority or power that one depends on for support.)
  10. (computing) username

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