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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄆᆞᅀᆞᆷ (Yale: mozom).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key)[ma̠ɯm]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ma-eum
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ma-eum
McCune–Reischauer? maŭm
Yale Romanization? maum

NounEdit

마음 (ma-eum)

  1. personality
    착한 마음가지고 있다. 
    Geuneun chakhan ma-eumeul gajigo itda.
    He has a good heart.
  2. heart (i.e. one's emotions), mind
    마음들다 
    ma-eume deulda
    to catch one's fancy, to like

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (contraction): (mam, “mind”)
  • (mind): (tteut, “intention, meaning”)
  • (organ): 염통 (yeomtong, “heart”)

AntonymsEdit

  • (mom, “body”)