JejuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Korean 나이 (nai).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /na̠i/

NounEdit

나이 (nai)

  1. age of a person or other living thing

ReferencesEdit

  • 나이” in Jeju's culture and language, Digital museum.

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: nah). Cognate with 나— (na-), 낳— (nat-).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [na̠i]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? nai
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nai
McCune–Reischauer? nai
Yale Romanization? nai

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 나이의 / 나이에 / 나이까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch on both syllables, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

NounEdit

나이 (nai)

  1. age of a person or other living thing

SynonymsEdit