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U+B208, 눈
HANGUL SYLLABLE NUN
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Dubeolsik input:s-n-s

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Hangul Syllables
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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Jīlín lèishì (鷄林類事 / 계림유사), 1103 as (MC nuənH) equivalent to modern hanja reading (nun). Also attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: nwun).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[nun]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? nun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nun
McCune–Reischauer? nun
Yale Romanization? nwun

NounEdit

(nun)

  1. eye
    • 에는 , 이에는 이 
      nuneneun nun, ieneun i
      [literally] an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth; tit for tat
  2. vision
    그는 이 좋다. 
    Geuneun nuni jota.
    He has a good eye vision.

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[nun]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? nun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nun
McCune–Reischauer? nun
Yale Romanization? nwun

NounEdit

(nun)

  1. bud

Etymology 3Edit

First attested in the "Gyerim Yusa" 계림유사 (gyerimyusa), 1103, as (nèn) or (nun) First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: nun).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[nuːn]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? nun
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nun
McCune–Reischauer? nun
Yale Romanization? nwūn

NounEdit

(nun)

  1. snow
    이 온다  ― nuni ondaIt's snowing