면서

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[mjʌ̹nsʰʌ̹]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? myeonseo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? myeonseo
McCune–Reischauer? myŏnsŏ
Yale Romanization? myense

Suffix[edit]

-—면서 (--myeonseo)

  1. though, yet, notwithstanding, in spite of, for[with] all
    잘 알지도 못하면서 참견은.
    Jal aljido mothamyeonseo chamgyeoneun.
    So nosy...you even don't know much!
  2. as, while, at the same time (that), with, between, during
    점심은 오면서 간단하게 먹었어.
    Jeomsimeun omyeonseo gandanhage meogeosseo.
    I had simple lunch while getting here.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -면서 (-myeonseo) is attached to the sequential form, and if the stem ends in (l), the (l) does not drop out.

Synonyms[edit]

  • - (myeo, “at the same time”)