바람

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[pa̠ɾa̠m]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? baram
Revised Romanization (translit.)? balam
McCune–Reischauer? param
Yale Romanization? palam

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean ᄇᆞᄅᆞᆷ (polom). Possibly from Old Chinese (OC *plum, *plums, “wind”). Because consonant clusters are not allowed in Korean, a vowel is added according to the vowel harmony.[1]

Noun[edit]

바람 (baram)

  1. wind, air, draft
    바람이 많이 분다.
    Barami mani bunda.
    The wind is blowing hard.
    바람지는 아련한 사랑.(from the lyrics of 하망연)
    Barame jineun aryeonhan sarang.
    A vague love which disappears with the wind.
  2. fad; vogue
  3. fickleness
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Equivalent to 바라— (bara-, “to desire”) + (-m).

Noun[edit]

바람 (baram)

  1. desire, expectation, hope

Etymology 3[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

바람 (baram)

  1. (obsolete) wall, enclosure, surrounding
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jie, Zhao (2007), chapter 2, in From Japanese to Uyghur: The study of relationships between of languages of northern minorities, →ISBN, page 118