KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as  (Yale: chwum). Substantive form of 추다 (chuda, “to dance”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(chum)

  1. dance

Derived termsEdit

  • 춤추다 (chumchuda, “to dance”)
  • 탈춤 (talchum, “mask dance”)
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