|Unicode name||HANGUL SYLLABLE SI|
|Unicode block||Hangul Syllables|
|Composition||ㅅ + ㅣ|
시 • (si)
The honorific form of verbs expresses the social superiority of the subject of the sentence to the speaker. As applied to adjectives, it expresses the relationship between the modified noun and the speaker.
The honorific form is constructed by appending 시 (si) to the sequential form of a verb or an adjective.
|하다 (hada, "to do")||하니 (hani)||하시다 (hasida, "to do (by someone superior to the speaker)"|
|가다 (gada, "to go")||가니 (gani)||가시다 (gasida, "to go (by someone superior to the speaker)"|
|살다 (salda, "to live")||사니 (sani)||사시다 (sasida, "to live (by someone superior to the speaker)"|
|작다 (jakda, "(to be) small")||작으니 (jageuni)||작으시다 (jageusida, "(for something superior to the speaker) to be small"|
|곱다 (gopda, "(to be) lovely")||고우니 (gouni)||고우시다 (gousida, "(for someone superior to the speaker) to be lovely"|
- 님 (nim), the honorific suffix for many nouns
Korean reading of various Chinese characters.
- town, city
- (South Korea, government) an administrative region, a division of a province having a population of over 150,000