이모

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 姨母, from (aunt) + (mother)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [imo̞]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR imo
RR (translit.) imo
MC imo
Yale imo

Noun[edit]

이모 (imo) (hanja 姨母)

  1. maternal aunt (one's mother's sister)
  2. (familiar) madam (when one calls a middle-aged waitress)

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