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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]



곿

곔 ←

괌 →

Syllable[edit]

‎(gom)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Likely cognate with Japanese kuma with similar meanings of “bear” and “hole, recess” (spelled for the “bear” sense and for the “hole, recess” sense).

Noun[edit]

‎(gom)

  1. (zoology) bear
  2. (obsolete) hole, compare 구무, 구멍

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