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U+C880, 좀
HANGUL SYLLABLE JOM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input: w-h-a

[U+C87F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C881]

Korean[edit]





졔 ← → 좌

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [t͡ɕo̞m]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR jom
RR (translit.) jom
MC chom
Yale com

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(jom)

  1. a little; somewhat; quite
  2. a little while, a short time
    있다가 전화할께요.
    Jom itdaga jeonhwahalkkeyo.
    I'll call you in a little while.
  3. (used to soften requests) please; if you wouldn't mind
Synonyms[edit]
  • (a little; somewhat; quite): 조금 (jogeum)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(jom)

  1. silverfish
  2. moth, bookworm; general term for any insect which eats fabrics, paper etc.
    양복이 이 쏠다.
    Yangbogi jomi ssolda.
    The clothes become moth-eaten.” (Literally "moths eat the clothes").
Derived terms[edit]