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U+C77C, 일
HANGUL SYLLABLE IL
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-l-f

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KoreanEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: il).

Perhaps related with . In agricultural society, people worked at sunrise and finished working at sunset.

Etymology 1Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[iːɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? il
Revised Romanization (translit.)? il
McCune–Reischauer? il
Yale Romanization? īl

NounEdit

(il)

  1. work, job
    앉아라. 우리는 할 이 있어.
    Anjara. Urineun hal iri isseo.
    Sit down! We have work to do.
    제임스, 지금 무슨 을 하지? — 난 회사원이야.
    Jeimseu, jigeum museun ireul haji? nan hoesawoniya.
    What do you do now, James? — I'm an office worker.
    여기에서 난 새로운 을 하고 있어.
    Yeogieseo nan saeroun ireul hago isseo.
    Here I am at my new job!
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
  2. business
  3. matter, affair, concern
    • 무슨 이 있니?
      Museun iri inni?
      What's the matter? What's wrong?
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from (one)

PronunciationEdit

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

NumeralEdit

(il) (hanja )

  1. one
  2. first
Usage notesEdit
Almost always written in Arabic numerals.
일 means “first” if it is directly put before a noun other than modern units.
층: first floor
한 층: one floor
팀: Team 1
한 팀: one team
Derived termsEdit
  • 일월 (irwol)
  • 제일 (jeil, “number one, the best or the most”)

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from (sun, day)

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

(il) (hanja )

  1. day; sun
Related termsEdit

AbbreviationEdit

(il)

  1. Abbreviation of 일요일 (iryoil): Sunday
  2. Abbreviation of 일본 (ilbon): Japan (in news media)