See also: 의
- 이 (-i)
- genitive case marker
From Middle Korean 의〮 (Yale: -úy), from Old Korean 衣 (*-uy).
- (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɰi] ~ [e̞]
- Phonetic hangul: [의/에]
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||ui/e|
의 • (-ui)
- ’s. genitive case marker, indicating that the previous word has possession of the next one. It functions like the English suffix “-’s”, or like the word “of” with the position of possessor and possessee switched.
- The common pronunciation of this particle is 에 (e). This pronunciation is recognised as standard alongside the orthographic pronunciation ui, which is only used in articulated speech to avoid confusion.