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U+BC40, 뱀
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAEM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:q-o-a
밿
[U+BC3F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BC41]

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean ᄇᆞ얌 (Yale: po.yam). Also attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄇᆡ얌 (Yale: poyyam). See also the now obsolete uncontracted form 배암 (baeam).

Possibly cognate with Old Japanese (pemi), modern Japanese (hebi, snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛːm]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? baem
Revised Romanization (translit.)? baem
McCune–Reischauer? paem
Yale Romanization? pāym

Noun[edit]

(baem)

  1. snake, serpent

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