처럼

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Sohak eonhae (小學諺解 / 소학언해), 1585, as 톄로 (Yale: thyeylwo). From Sino-Korean (, tye, “manner, way”) and the postposition (-ro, “in ..., by ...”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕʰʌ̹ɾʌ̹m]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? cheoreom
Revised Romanization (translit.)? cheoleom
McCune–Reischauer? ch'ŏrŏm
Yale Romanization? chelem

Particle[edit]

처럼 (cheoreom)

  1. like, as, as if
    이전처럼ijeoncheoreomlike before
    형제처럼hyeongjecheoreomlike brothers
    개미처럼 부지런하다
    gaemicheoreom bujireonhada
    as hardworking as an ant
    내일 죽을것처럼 살아라.
    Naeil jugeulgeotcheoreom sarara.
    Live as if you will die tomorrow.
    나비처럼 날아서 벌처럼 쏘다.
    Nabicheoreom naraseo beolcheoreom ssoda.
    Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee.