이미

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Beonyeok nogeoldae (飜譯老乞大 / 번역노걸대), 1517, as Middle Korean 이믜 (Yale: imuy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈi(ː)mi]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?imi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?imi
McCune–Reischauer?imi
Yale Romanization?īmi

Adverb[edit]

이미 (imi)

  1. already