KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 얼— (eol-, “to freeze”) and (eum, nominalisation suffix). First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 어름〮 (Yale: èlúm).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eoreum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eol-eum
McCune–Reischauer?ŏrŭm
Yale Romanization?el.um

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 음의 / 음에 / 음까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

NounEdit

얼음 (eoreum)

  1. ice