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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 누에 (Yale: nwuey). Compare Northern Gyeongsang 누베 (nube)[1] and also Jeju 누웨 (nuwe), 누에 (nue).[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[nue̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? nue
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nue
McCune–Reischauer? nue
Yale Romanization? nwuey

NounEdit

누에 (nue)

  1. silkworm

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jaehoon Yeon, Korean Dialects: a general survey, p. 4.
  2. ^ 제주어사전 (濟州語辭典), [Dictionary of the Jeju Language], [1], p. 188.