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Korean[edit]




늬 ←

다 →

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(nim)

  1. (honorific suffix) esteemed; brother, sister, grandfather

Usage notes[edit]

님 (nim) is affixed to many kinship terms to make them honorific, often to refer to family members other than one's own.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(nim)

  1. (dependent noun, after a person's name) Mr., Mrs. More respectful than (ssi).
    홍길동 honggildong nimMr. Hong
  2. (archaic) lord, darling.

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