집사람

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

, home + 사람, person

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕips͈a̠ɾa̠m]

IPA(key) [t͡ɕips͈a̠ɾa̠m]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR jipsaram
RR (translit.) jibsalam
MC chipsaram
Yale cipqsalam

Noun[edit]

집사람 (jipsaram)

  1. (humble) wife, especially one's own

Usage notes[edit]

  • For another person's wife, the more respectful word 부인 (bu-in, “lady”) is more commonly used.

Synonyms[edit]