살포시

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. The second element is perhaps connected to 포근하다 (pogeunhada, “to be cozy”).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?salposi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?salposi
McCune–Reischauer?salp'osi
Yale Romanization?salphosi

AdverbEdit

살포시 (salposi)

  1. subtly and gently
    참새 살포시 담았다.
    Sone chamsaereul salposi damatda.
    He gently placed the sparrow inside his hand.
Related termsEdit
Sound-symbolic terms derived from 살/슬 (sal/seul-, "lightly, subtly")
Yang-vowel form
Yin-vowel form
살살 (salsal) 슬슬 (seulseul)
살근살근 (salgeunsalgeun) 슬근슬근 (seulgeunseulgeun)
살금살금 (salgeumsalgeum) 슬금슬금 (seulgeumseulgeum)
살며시 (salmyeosi)
살몃살몃 (salmyeotsalmyeot)
슬며시 (seulmyeosi)
슬몃슬몃 (seulmyeotseulmyeot)
살포시 (salposi) 살푸시 (salpusi)
살짝 (saljjak)
살짝살짝 (saljjaksaljjak)
슬쩍 (seuljjeok)
슬쩍슬쩍 (seuljjeokseuljjeok)
사르르 (sareureu) 스르르 (seureureu)