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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

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

ParticleEdit

이나 (ina)

  1. just; at least
    헛소리 말고 이나 자라.
    Heotsori malgo jamina jara.
    Don't be silly and just go to sleep.
  2. or
    일반 배송이틀이나 사흘 정도 걸립니다.
    Ilban baesong-eun iteurina saheul jeongdo geollimnida.
    Regular delivery takes two or three days.
  3. no less than
    2kg이나 쪘어.
    Na sal 2kgina jjyeosseo.
    I gained no less than 4 pounds!
  4. no matter which/who
    마음드는 것이면 어느이나 좋다.
    Ma-eume deuneun geosimyeon eoneu geosina jota.
    Anything you'd like is suitable.

Usage notesEdit

The particle 이나 (ina) is used after a consonant, whereas (na) is used after a vowel.

Alternative formsEdit