목숨

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 목숨 (Yale: mwokswum). Possibly from (mok, “neck”) + (sum, “breath”).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mo̞ks͈um]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR moksum
RR (translit.) mogsum
MC moksum
Yale mokqswum

Noun[edit]

목숨 (moksum)

  1. life