부모

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 父母.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

부모 (bumo) (hanja 父母)

  1. parents
    부모님은 어디 계세요?
    bumonim-eun eodi gyeseyo?
    Where do your parents live (lit.: are staying)?

Usage notes[edit]

  • To refer to other people's parents, the honorific form 부모 (bumonim) should be used.

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