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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Bullyu dugongbu si eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as Middle Korean 섨날 (Yale: selsnal). Compound of (seol, new year, New Year's Day) +‎ (nal, day), with genitive infix -ㅅ- (-s-).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʰɘːɭɭa̠ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? seollal
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seolnal
McCune–Reischauer? sŏllal
Yale Romanization? sēlnal

NounEdit

설날 (seollal)

  1. Korean New Year's Day (same as Chinese New Year)

SynonymsEdit