참새

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참새 (chamsae, “sparrow”).

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Beonyeok sohak (飜譯小學 / 번역소학), 1517, as ᄎᆞᆷ새 (Yale: chomsay).. Literally "true bird," from ᄎᆞᆷ (chom, "true") + (sae, "bird").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕʰa̠msʰɛ̝]

IPA(key) [t͡ɕʰa̠msʰɛ̝]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR chamsae
RR (translit.) chamsae
MC ch'amsae
Yale chamsay

Noun[edit]

참새 (chamsae)

  1. Sparrow.
  2. Specifically the tree sparrow (Passer montanus).

See also[edit]