U+B124, 네
HANGUL SYLLABLE NE
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[U+B123]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B125]

JejuEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of native Jeju origin.

DeterminerEdit

(ne)

  1. four

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(ne)

  1. smoke

Etymology 3Edit

ParticleEdit

(ne)

  1. -s (indicating the plural of a noun)

Usage notesEdit

  • Restricted to pronouns.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





너 ←→ 녀

SyllableEdit

(ne)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Korean numbers (edit)
40
[a], [b], [c] ←  3 4 5  → [a], [b]
    Native isol.: (net)
    Native attr.: (ne), (neok) (dated), (neo) (archaic)
    Sino-Korean: (sa)
    Hanja:
    Ordinal: 넷째 (netjjae)

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 네〯 (Yale: něy).

Beyond Middle Korean, the reconstruction of the ancestral Koreanic root for "four" is difficult. See a list of relevant attestations and forms in Appendix:Historical Koreanic numerals#Four.

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ne̞(ː)]
  • 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?ne
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ne
McCune–Reischauer?ne
Yale Romanization?nēy

DeterminerEdit

(ne)

  1. (native numeral) four (of something)
    학생
    haksaeng ne myeong
    four students
    비둘기 마리
    bidulgi ne mari
    four pigeons
    Synonym: () (sa, four, Sino-Korean numeral)
Related termsEdit
  • (net, four, as a noun)

Etymology 3Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ne̞(ː)]
  • 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?ne
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ne
McCune–Reischauer?ne
Yale Romanization?nēy

InterjectionEdit

(ne)

  1. (polite) yes
    • , 알겠습니다.
      Ne, algetseumnida.
      Yes, I understand.
See alsoEdit
  • (ye) (formal)
  • (eung) (plain)
  • (eo) (plain)

Usage notesEdit

Korean has a number of words for "yes". (ye) is highly polite and formal, appropriate in an interview; (ne) is polite but less formal, appropriate in a conversation with parents; and (eung) and (eo) are plain and non-formal, appropriate in a conversation with friends.

Etymology 4Edit

  • Contraction of (neo, “you”) and (i, “subject marker”). (Note that 너이 is ungrammatical now.)
  • Contraction of (neo, “you”) and (ui, “possessive marker”).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ni/ne
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ni/ne
McCune–Reischauer?ni/ne
Yale Romanization?ni/ney

PronounEdit

(ne)

  1. you
    a nominative synonym for (neo, “you”) (the second person singular familiar pronoun)
    generally used only in (nega)
    • 가 지금처럼 바쁜 건 처음 봐. 무슨 일 있어?
      Nega jigeumcheoreom bappeun geon cheo'eum bwa. Museun il isseo?
      I don't remember ever seeing you so busy. What's the deal?
  2. your
    a Contraction of (neoui)., the possessive form of (neo, “you”) (the second person singular familiar pronoun)
Usage notesEdit
It is usually pronounced as (ni) today to avoid the homophony with (nae, “I / my”).
SynonymsEdit
  • (you): (neo)
  • (your): (ui)

Etymology 5Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ne
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ne
McCune–Reischauer?ne
Yale Romanization?ney

SuffixEdit

—네 (-ne)

  1. a familiar style declarative suffix
  2. an intimate style exclamatory suffix for describing what the speaker has just realized; often opted when talking to oneself
    한국어를 잘 하시요!
    Han'gugeoreul jal hasineyo!
    Wow, you speak Korean well!
Usage notesEdit

The suffix (ne) is directly appended to the stem of an adjective, a verb, or 이다 (ida, “to be”). If the stem ends in the consonant (l, “l”), it drops out

See alsoEdit

Etymology 6Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ne
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ne
McCune–Reischauer?ne
Yale Romanization?ney

SuffixEdit

—네 (-ne)

  1. the group to which someone belongs; the family, home, party of ...
    언니 (eonnine, “sister's family”), 순이네 (sunine, “Suni's family (hypocoristic)”)
  2. (soft or somewhat belittled) person/people who is/are ...
    아낙네 (anangne, “woman/women (in rural area)”), 남정네 (namjeongne, “man/men (in rural area)”)
    우리 (urine, “we (emphasis on community)”)