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Character  함 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+D568
Composition + +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry g-k-a



Etymology 1[edit]

핌 ←

햄 →


(transliterations: RR ham, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale ham)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of 하다 (hada).



  1. Substantive form of 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way”); thus, "being."
  2. Substantive form of 하다 (hada, “to do”); thus, "doing."

Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.



  1. : all
    (eumhun reading: 다 함 (da ham))
  2. : mouthing
    (eumhun reading: 머금을 함 (meogeumeul ham))
  3. : warship
    (eumhun reading: 싸움배 함 (ssaumbae ham))
  4. : box
    (eumhun reading: 함 함 (ham ham))
  5. : plunging
    (eumhun reading: 빠질 함 (ppajil ham))
  6. : sound
    (eumhun reading: 소리 함 (sori ham))
  7. : bit
    (eumhun reading: 재갈 함 (jaegal ham))
  8. : wet
    (eumhun reading: 젖을 함 (jeojeul ham))
  9. : sealing
    (eumhun reading: 봉할 함 (bonghal ham))
  10. : we
    (eumhun reading: 우리 함 (uri ham))
  11. : bit
    (eumhun reading: 재갈 함 (jaegal ham))
  12. : salty
    (eumhun reading: 짤 함 (jjal ham))