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Korean[edit]




씨 ←

애 →

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“cancer”)

Noun[edit]

‎(am) ‎(hanja )

  1. cancer (illness)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Korean 아ᇡ (amh). The final h leaves traces in fossilised compounds, changing following consonants into aspirated consonants, when possible.

Prefix[edit]

‎(am-)

  1. female, she- (non-human)
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