KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit




긤 ←

깜 →

SyllableEdit

(transliterations: RR gim, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kim, Yale kim)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

NounEdit

‎(gim)

  1. steam, vapor
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

gim (laver)

Of native Korean origin.

NounEdit

‎(gim)

  1. laver (nori, a type of edible seaweed in the genus Porphyra)
  2. weed (unwanted plant)
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • 매다 (maeda, “to weed (unwanted grasses out of a cultivated area)”)
  • 미역 (miyeok, “sea mustard”)

Etymology 4Edit

Of native Korean origin.

AdverbEdit

‎(gim)

  1. verge, occasion, opportunity

Etymology 5Edit

Sino-Korean word from  (“gold”)

Proper nounEdit

‎(Gim) ‎(hanja )

  1. Kim (most common surname in Korea)
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