KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From (nun, eye) +‎ (mul, water). First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 누ᇈ〮믈〮 (Yale: nwún-z-múl).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nunmul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nunmul
McCune–Reischauer?nunmul
Yale Romanization?nwunmul

NounEdit

눈물 (nunmul)

  1. tears

Derived termsEdit