KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 어느 (Yale: enu).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ʌ̹nɯ]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eoneu
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eoneu
McCune–Reischauer?ŏnŭ
Yale Romanization?enu

DeterminerEdit

어느 (eoneu)

  1. (interrogative) which
    어느 쪽이 당신의 자전거인가요?
    Eoneu jjogi dangsinui jajeongeoingayo?
    Which is your bicycle?
    어느 사전을 좋아하십니까?
    Eoneu sajeoneul joahasimnikka?
    Which dictionary do you favour?
  2. a certain, one, some
    형사는 그 아이가 자정이 지난 어느 시점에 유기된 것이라고 말했다.
    Hyeongsaneun geu aiga jajeong'i jinan eoneu sijeome yugidoen geosirago malhaetda.
    The detective said that the baby had been abandoned sometime after midnight.