U+B2F4, 담
HANGUL SYLLABLE DAM
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니 ←→ 대

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 담〮 (Yale: tám).

Compare Proto-Turkic *dãm (roof, wall) (Turkish dam).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

(dam)

  1. wall, fence
    Synonyms: 담장(—) (damjang), 울타리 (ultari)
Derived termsEdit
  • 담쌓다 (damssata, “to sever the companionship, break (with a person)”)
  • 담장 (, damjang)

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ta̠(ː)m]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?dam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dam
McCune–Reischauer?tam
Yale Romanization?tām

NounEdit

(dam) (hanja )

  1. phlegm
    Synonym: 가래 (garae)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ta̠(ː)m]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?dam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dam
McCune–Reischauer?tam
Yale Romanization?tām

NounEdit

(dam) (hanja )

  1. courage; nerve
    Synonym: 담력(膽力) (damnyeok)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ta̠(ː)m]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?dam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dam
McCune–Reischauer?tam
Yale Romanization?tām

NounEdit

(dam)

  1. Alternative form of 다음 (da'eum, next)
    봐요!
    Dame bwayo!
    See you next time!

Etymology 5Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

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

SuffixEdit

—담 (-dam) (hanja )

  1. story, talk, account (of one's experience); -logue
    여행 (旅行)yeohaengdamtravelogue
    성공 (成功)seonggongdamsuccess story
Derived termsEdit