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U+C74C, 음
HANGUL SYLLABLE EUM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:d-m-a

[U+C74B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C74D]
See also: -음

Korean[edit]





유 ←→ 의

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eum
McCune–Reischauer?ŭm
Yale Romanization?um

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic; compare English hmm.

Interjection[edit]

(eum)

  1. hmm, umm, uh; indicating thinking or pondering, often with a sense of hesitation.
    , 맞는 같아.Eum, manneun mar-in geo gata.Hmm, I think you're right.
    , 이건 아니 않아?Eum, igeon jom ani-ji ana?Uh, isn't this kind of wrong?

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (the female principle yin)

Noun[edit]

(eum) (hanja )

  1. yin, the essential female principle in eastern religion or philosophy
    Antonym: 양(陽) (yang)
    Hypernym: 음양(陰陽) (eumyang, yin-yang)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (sound, tone, pitch, pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

(eum) (hanja )

  1. (formal) sound (in general)
    Synonym: 소리 (sori)
  2. (music) sound, tune
  3. (Chinese phonology) reading of a character
    Coordinate term: 훈(訓) (hun)
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • in Korean-English Learners' Dictionary, National Institute of Korean Language, cc by-sa 2.0 kr.