싸움

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Neungeomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as 사홈 (Yale: sahwom). Substantive form of 싸우— (ssau-, “to fight”), formed with the suffix (-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[s͈a̠um]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ssaum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ssaum
McCune–Reischauer? ssaum
Yale Romanization? ssawum

Noun[edit]

싸움 (ssaum)

  1. fighting, fight, quarrel, battle, contest
    싸움을 걸다ssaumeul geoldato pick a fight

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