지금

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕiɡɯm]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jigeum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jigeum
McCune–Reischauer? chigŭm
Yale Romanization? cikum

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 只今, from (only) + (now)

Adverb[edit]

지금 (jigeum)

  1. now
    지금 기분이 어떠니?
    Neo jigeum gibuni eotteoni?
    How do you feel now?

Noun[edit]

지금 (jigeum) (hanja 只今)

  1. now, the current time
    지금까지jigeumkkajiuntil now
    지금부터jigeumbuteofrom now on

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (ground) + (gold)

Noun[edit]

지금 (jigeum) (hanja 地金)

  1. gold ingot