U+BC24, 밤
HANGUL SYLLABLE BAM
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미 ←→ 배

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bam
McCune–Reischauer?pam
Yale Romanization?pam
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 에 /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable, unless it is 에.

NounEdit

(bam)

  1. night
    • 2013, Jun Hae Seong (lyrics and music), “MY LOVE”, in MY LOVE, performed by Lee Seung-chul, 11th album:
      달빛 어울려요.Bamui dalbich-i eoullyeoyo.The moonshine of the night is better [than the sunshine of the morning].
    Antonym: (nat, daytime)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
(bam, chestnut).

First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as Middle Korean 밤〯 (Yale: pǎm).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [pa̠(ː)m]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bam
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bam
McCune–Reischauer?pam
Yale Romanization?pām
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 밤 / 밤까지

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes low pitch, and heightens the pitch of two subsequent suffixed syllables.

NounEdit

(bam) (counter )

  1. chestnut
    Hypernym: 견과(堅果) (gyeon'gwa, nut)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Middle KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

밤〮 (pám) (locative 바ᄆᆡ〮 (pàm-óy))

  1. night
DescendantsEdit
  • Korean: (bam)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

밤〯 (pǎm) (locative 바〯매〮 (pǎm-áy))

  1. chestnut
DescendantsEdit
  • Korean: (bam)