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Korean[edit]




의 ←

자 →

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(il)

  1. work, job
    • 앉아라. 우리는 할 이 있어.
      Anjara. Urineun hal ir-i isseo.
      Sit down! We have work to do.
  2. business
  3. matter, affair, concern
    • 무슨 이 있니?
      Museun ir-i inni?
      What's the matter? What's wrong?
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“one”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

‎(il) ‎(hanja )

  1. (cardinal) one
  2. (ordinal) first
Usage notes[edit]
Almost always written in Arabic numerals.
일 means “first” if it is directly put before a noun other than modern units.
층: first floor
한 층: one floor
팀: Team 1
한 팀: one team
Derived terms[edit]
  • 일월 (irwol)
  • 제일 (jeil, “number one, the best or the most”)

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“sun, day”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(il) ‎(hanja )

  1. day; sun
Related terms[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

‎(il)

  1. Abbreviation of 일요일 ‎(iryoil): Sunday
  2. Japan(in news media)