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Character  김 
Unicode name HANGUL SYLLABLE GIM
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+AE40
Composition + +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry r-l-a

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




긤 ←

깜 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR gim, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kim, Yale kim)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

(gim)

  1. steam, vapor, breath
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

gim (laver)

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

(gim)

  1. laver (nori, a type of edible seaweed in the genus Porphyra)
  2. weed
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 매다 (maeda, “to weed, unwanted grasses out of a cultivated area”)
  • 미역 (miyeok, “sea mustard”)

Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Adverb[edit]

(gim)

  1. verge, occasion, opportunity

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“gold”).

Proper noun[edit]

(Gim) (hanja )

  1. Kim (most common surname in Korea)