KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. From (nat, “unit, piece”) + (mal, “talk, language”).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈna̠(ː)nma̠ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nanmal
Revised Romanization (translit.)?natmal
McCune–Reischauer?nanmal
Yale Romanization?nāthmal

NounEdit

낱말 (nanmal)

  1. word; part of speech