U+B188, 놈
HANGUL SYLLABLE NOM
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[U+B187]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B189]




녜 ←→ 놔

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: nwom). The primary meaning shifted from person (of any gender) to a more disparaging bastard only used for men.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?nom
Revised Romanization (translit.)?nom
McCune–Reischauer?nom
Yale Romanization?nom

NounEdit

(nom)

  1. (derogatory) man; bastard
    Synonym: 녀석 (nyeoseok)
  2. (endearing) kid, boy (from an older perspective)
    Synonyms: 녀석 (nyeoseok), 자식 (jasik)

Etymology 2Edit

See (nam).

NounEdit

(nom)

  1. Gyeongsang, Jeolla dialect, Gangwon, Hwanghae, Pyongan, and Hamgyong form of (nam, other person, stranger)
    • 1979 June 13, 김치열, “삼부자 곰잡듯 한다”, in 한국구비문학대계[1], 평안남도 평양시 기림리 (현 평양직할시 모란봉구역 개선동):
      ...사우 도망갔드래. 그러니까 사우 이다.
      ...sau-neun domanggat-deurae. Geureo-nikka sau-neun nomida.
      ...but his son-in-law had apparently run away. Therefore son-in-laws are like strangers.