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U+BC24, 밤
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-k-a

[U+BC23]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BC25]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: pam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bam
McCune–Reischauer?pam
Yale Romanization?pam

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 에 /

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable, unless it is 에.

Noun[edit]

(bam)

  1. night, evening
    한국 전쟁 북한 사람 잔다는 역이용해 새벽 급습하였다.
    Han-guk jeonjaengttae Bukhaneun saramdeuri bame jameul jandaneun geoseul yeogiyonghae saebyeoge geupseuphayeotda.
    During the Korean war, North Korea attacked South Korea at dawn, taking advantage of the fact that people sleep at night.
    • 2013, Jun Hae Seong (lyrics and music), “MY LOVE”, in MY LOVE, performed by Lee Seung-chul, 11th album:
      달빛 어울려요.
      Bame dalbichi eoullyeoyo.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Antonym: (nat, daytime)
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Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as Middle Korean 밤〯 (Yale: pǎm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pa̠(ː)m]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bam
McCune–Reischauer?pam
Yale Romanization?pām

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 밤 / 밤까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes low pitch, and heightens the pitch of two subsequent suffixed syllables.

Noun[edit]

(bam)

  1. chestnut
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]