사람

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

사람 ‎(saram)

  1. person; human; people
    미국 사람‎ ― Miguk saram ― American 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 3사람‎ ― haksaeng 3saram ― three students