처음

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. From (cheot, “first”) + (eom).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕʰʌ̹ɯm]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? cheo-eum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? cheo-eum
McCune–Reischauer? ch'ŏŭm
Yale Romanization? cheum

Noun[edit]

처음 (cheo-eum)

  1. the first, the beginning
    • 처음엔 이상하다고 여겨질지 모른다.
      Cheo-eumen isanghadago yeogyeojilji moreunda.
      It may at first appear strange.