사람

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʰa̠ːɾa̠m]

IPA(key) [ˈsʰa̠ːɾa̠m]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR saram
RR (translit.) salam
MC saram
Yale sālam

Noun[edit]

사람 (saram)

  1. person; human; people
    미국 사람Miguk saramAmerican person

Usage notes[edit]

Although Korean grammar does not generally distinguish between singular and plural, the plural marker (deul) is often appended to 사람 (saram) when it is necessary to specify the plural, yielding 사람들 (saramdeul, “people”).

Counter[edit]

사람 (saram)

  1. counter for people
    학생 3사람haksaeng 3saramthree students