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U+B2D8, 님
HANGUL SYLLABLE NIM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:s-l-a

[U+B2D7]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B2D9]

Korean[edit]





늬 ←→ 다

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nim]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? nim
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nim
McCune–Reischauer? nim
Yale Romanization? nim

Suffix[edit]

—님 (-nim)

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

Usage notes[edit]

This term 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 title or rarely after a person's name) Mr., Mrs. More respectful than (ssi).
    홍 길동 과장 
    Hong Gildong gwajangnim
    Manager Mr Hong Gildong
  2. (archaic) lord, darling.
    • 아리랑 (Arirang)
      버리시는
      십리도 못 발병난다.
       
      Nareul beorigo gasineun nimeun
      simnido mot gaseo balbyeongnanda.
      The one who discards me and leaves
      Will not be able to walk 10 ri before their feet hurt.

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