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Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 울에 (Yale: wul.ey). From 울— (ul-, “to cry”).

Alternative formsEdit

  • 우뢰 (uroe, “thunder”), from the erroneous etymological association with 우뢰 (雨雷, uroe)

PronunciationEdit


IPA(key) [uɾe̞]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR ure
RR (translit.) ule
MC ure
Yale wuley

NounEdit

우레 (ure)

  1. thunder
    우레울다ure-ga uldaThe thunder rolls.
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Etymology 2Edit

Also from 울— (ul-, “to cry”).

PronunciationEdit


IPA(key) [ˈuːɾe̞]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR ure
RR (translit.) ule
MC ure
Yale wūley

NounEdit

우레 (ure)

  1. birdcall