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U+C5FC, 염
HANGUL SYLLABLE YEOM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-u-a

[U+C5FB]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C5FD]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[jʌ̹m]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? yeom
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeom
McCune–Reischauer? yŏm
Yale Romanization? yem

Etymology 1[edit]





에 ←→ 예

Syllable[edit]

(yeom)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

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Sino-Korean word from (salt)

Noun[edit]

(yeom) (hanja )

  1. (chemistry) salt
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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Sino-Korean word from

Noun[edit]

(yeom) (hanja )

  1. (medicine) inflammation
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

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Sino-Korean word from

Proper noun[edit]

(Yeom) (hanja )

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Proper noun[edit]

(Yeom) (hanja )

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 6[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(yeom)

  1. : flame
    (eumhun reading: 볼꽃 (bolkkot yeom), MC reading: (MC ɦˠiᴇm))
  2. : dye
    (eumhun reading: 물들 (muldeul yeom), MC reading: (MC ȵiᴇmX, ȵiᴇmH))
  3. : salt
    (eumhun reading: 소금 (sogeum yeom), MC reading: (MC jiᴇm, jiᴇmH))
  4. : jade
    (eumhun reading: (ok yeom), MC reading: (MC jiᴇmX))
  5. : beautiful
    (eumhun reading: 고울 (goul yeom), MC reading: )
  6. : dislike
    (eumhun reading: 싫을 (sireul yeom), MC reading: (MC ʔiᴇmX, ʔiᴇmH, ʔiᴇp̚))
  7. : flame
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇmH))
  8. : flourishing grass
    (eumhun reading: 우거질 (pul ugeojil yeom), MC reading: (MC ȵiᴇmX))
  9. : village
    (eumhun reading: 마을 (ma-eul yeom), MC reading: (MC jiᴇm))
  10. : whiskers
    (eumhun reading: 구레나룻 (gurenarut yeom), MC reading: )
  11. : slowing
    (eumhun reading: 늘어질 (neureojil yeom), MC reading: (MC ȵiᴇm, ȵiᴇmX))
  12. : comfortable; relaxed
    (eumhun reading: 편안할 (pyeonanhal yeom), MC reading: (MC ʔiᴇm))
  13. : cross-bar
    (eumhun reading: 빗장 (bitjang yeom), MC reading: (MC jiᴇmX))
  14. 檿: wild mulberry
    (eumhun reading: 산뽕나무 (sanppongnamu yeom), MC reading: 檿 (MC ʔiᴇmX))
  15. : lapping waves
    (eumhun reading: 물결 출렁거릴 (mulgyeol chulleonggeoril yeom), MC reading: (MC jiᴇmH))
  16. : dislike
    (eumhun reading: 싫을 (sireul yeom), MC reading: (MC ʔiᴇm, ʔiᴇmH))
  17. : sleep-talk
    (eumhun reading: 잠꼬대할 염 (jamkkodaehal yeom), MC reading: (MC ʔiᴇmX, ʔiᴇp̚))
  18. : raven
    (eumhun reading: 사마귀 (samagwi yeom), MC reading: (MC ʔiᴇmX))
  19. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇmH))
  20. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
  21. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: (MC jiᴇm))
  22. : dishpan
    (eumhun reading: 개수통 (gaesutong yeom), MC reading: )

Etymology 7[edit]

South Korean reading of various Chinese characters, originally (ryeom).

Syllable[edit]

(yeom)

  1. (South Korea) : honest
    (eumhun reading: 청렴할 (cheongnyeomhal yeom), MC reading: (MC liᴇm))
  2. (South Korea) : bamboo blind
    (eumhun reading: (bal yeom), MC reading: (MC liᴇm))
  3. (South Korea) : to dress corpse for burial
    (eumhun reading: 염할 (yeomhal yeom), MC reading: (MC liᴇmH))
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (ryeom) (North Korea, Yanbian dialect)
Usage notes[edit]

In South Korea, the original Sino-Korean reading (ryeom) is used if the hanja is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound word. The change in reading from (ryeom) to (yeom) is known as 두음 법칙 (頭音法則, dueum beopchik).

Etymology 8[edit]

South Korean reading of various Chinese characters, originally (nyeom).

Syllable[edit]

(yeom)

  1. (South Korea) : thought
    (eumhun reading: 생각 (saenggak yeom), MC reading: (MC nemH))
  2. (South Korea) : twist
    (eumhun reading: 비틀 (biteul yeom), MC reading: (MC nep̚))
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (nyeom) (North Korea, Yanbian dialect)
Usage notes[edit]

In South Korea, the original Sino-Korean reading (nyeom) is used if the hanja is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound word. The change in reading from (nyeom) to (yeom) is known as 두음 법칙 (頭音法則, dueum beopchik).

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