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Etymology 1Edit

Contraction of 이러하여 (ireohayeo), infinitive form of 이러하다 (ireohada, “to be like this”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[iɾe̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? irae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ilae
McCune–Reischauer? irae
Yale Romanization? ilay

AdjectiveEdit

이래 (irae) (infinitive of 이렇다)

  1. Infinitive of 이렇다 (ireota), thus often "like this."

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of 이리하여 (irihayeo), infinitive form of 이리하다 (irihada).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[iɾe̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? irae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ilae
McCune–Reischauer? irae
Yale Romanization? ilay

VerbEdit

이래 (irae) (infinitive of 이러다)

  1. Infinitive of 이러다 (ireoda), thus often "like this" or "acting in this fashion."

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from 以來, from (until) + (after)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈiːɾe̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? irae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ilae
McCune–Reischauer? irae
Yale Romanization? īlay

NounEdit

이래 (irae) (hanja 以來)

  1. The time following a certain event, until now or into the future.
    • 1989년 12월 이래
      1989nyeon 12wol iraero
      since December 1989
  2. posterity