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EtymologyEdit

우리 (uri, “we; I; our”) + 나라 (nara, “country”), literally “my/our country”.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key)[uɾina̠ɾa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? urinara
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ulinala
McCune–Reischauer? urinara
Yale Romanization? wulinala

NounEdit

우리나라 (urinara)

  1. (North Korea) Korea
  2. (South Korea) South Korea

Usage notesEdit

  • Although literally "my/our country", in most contexts it refers to Korea (North or South).

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