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오이 (cucumbers)

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as  (Yale: oi). Possibly cognate with Japanese (uri, gourd, squash, melon); compare other terms in the Japonic family, such as Kikai (ui) and Yoron (ui).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

오이 (oi)

  1. cucumber