이웃

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First attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 이웆 (Yale: iWwuc).

Compare also Gyeongsang 이붓 (ibut) and Jeju (yut).

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  • IPA(key)[iut̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? iut
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ius
McCune–Reischauer? iut
Yale Romanization? iwus

Noun[edit]

이웃 (iut)

  1. neighbor, neighborhood
    • 가까운 이웃이 먼 사촌보다 낫다.
      Gakkaun iusi meon sachonboda natda.
      Nearby neighbors are better than distant cousins.

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