가만가만

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Eonhae taesan jibyo (諺解胎産集要 / 언해태산집요), 1608, as ᄀᆞ만ᄀᆞ만 (Yale: komankoman).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka̠ma̠nɡa̠ma̠n]

IPA(key) [ka̠ma̠nɡa̠ma̠n]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR gaman-gaman
RR (translit.) gamangaman
MC kaman'gaman
Yale kamankaman

Adverb[edit]

가만가만 (gaman-gaman)

  1. softly; without noise
  2. stealthily

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