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U+C0B6, 삶
HANGUL SYLLABLE SALM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:t-k-f-a

[U+C0B5]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C0B7]

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]





삐 ←→ 새

Substantive form of 살다 (salda, to live): (sal-) +‎ (-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [sʰa̠(ː)m]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?salm
McCune–Reischauer?sam
Yale Romanization?sālm

Noun[edit]

(sam)

  1. life; living

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • 죽음 (jugeum, “death, dying”)

Related terms[edit]

  • 살다 (salda, “to live; to be alive”)

See also[edit]