잘못

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Possibly from (jal, well) +‎ (mot, not).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jalmot
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jalmos
McCune–Reischauer?chalmot
Yale Romanization?cal.mos

Noun[edit]

잘못 (jalmot)

  1. mistake
  2. wrong

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

잘못 (jalmot)

  1. erroneously
    죄송합니다만, 전화 잘못 거셨네요. — 아… 5558986(오오오에 팔구팔육) 맞나요? — 아니요. 여기는 5558689(오오오에 팔육팔구)입니다. — 아 죄송합니다. — 괜찮아요.
    Joesonghamnidaman, jeonhwa jalmot geosyeonneyo. — a… 555-8986(ooo'e palguparyuk) mannayo? — aniyo. Yeogineun 555-8689(ooo'e paryukpalgu)imnida. — a joesonghamnida. — gwaenchanayo.
    I am sorry. You have the wrong number. — Oh. Is this 555-8986? — No. This is 555-8689. — Oh. Excuse me! — Okay. Bye.
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)