KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 姦淫

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈka̠(ː)nɯm]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ganeum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gan-eum
McCune–Reischauer?kanŭm
Yale Romanization?kān.um

NounEdit

간음 (ganeum) (hanja 姦淫)

  1. adultery; fornication