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U+C2E4, 실
HANGUL SYLLABLE SIL
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싀 ←→ 싸

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean  (Yale: sil).

Possibly from Old Chinese (OC *slɯ, “silk”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ɕʰiːɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? sil
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sil
McCune–Reischauer? sil
Yale Romanization? sīl

NounEdit

(sil)

  1. thread
  2. (figuratively) a narrow thing, a thin object
Derived termsEdit
  • 실밥 (silbap, “bits of thread”)
  • 실바람 (silbaram, “wisp of wind, breeze”)
  • 실반대 (silbandae, “coil of cotton”)
  • 실뱀 (silbaem, “thin snake”)

Etymology 2Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

PronunciationEdit

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

SyllableEdit

(sil)

  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɕiɪt̚))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɕiɪt̚))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʑiɪt̚))

ReferencesEdit

  • Martin, Samuel E.; Yang Ha Lee; Sung-Un Chang (1975) A Korean-English Dictionary, New Haven: Yale University Press, page 1055.