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U+C0B6, 삶
HANGUL SYLLABLE SALM
Composition: + +

[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, most 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]