KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 머리 (Yale: meli). From 멀— (meol-) + (i).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɘːʎʎi]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? meolli
Revised Romanization (translit.)? meolli
McCune–Reischauer? mŏlli
Yale Romanization? mēlli

AdverbEdit

멀리 (meolli)

  1. afar, at a distance
    너무 멀리 가지마라. 다시 돌아오기 힘들어. 
    Neomu meolli gajimara. Dasi doraogi himdeureo.
    Don't go too far. It's hard to come back.
SynonymsEdit
  1. 외우 떨어져 있는 집 
    oe-u tteoreojyeo inneun jip
    a house far away