선물

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Korean[edit]

선물 (seonmul, “gifts”).

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 膳物, from (gift) + (thing)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰʌ̹(ː)nmuɭ]
  • 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?seonmul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?seonmul
McCune–Reischauer?sŏnmul
Yale Romanization?sēnmul

Noun[edit]

선물 (seonmul) (hanja 膳物)

  1. gift; present

Derived terms[edit]