U+C12C, 섬
HANGUL SYLLABLE SEOM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:t-j-a

[U+C12B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C12D]

JejuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Korean (seom).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /səm/

NounEdit

(seom)

  1. island

ReferencesEdit

  • ” in Andrew Cheng; K. David Harrison, Jeju-eo Talking Dictionary, Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages, 2014.

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





섀 ←→ 세

SyllableEdit

(seom)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

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

Possibly related to Baekje 斯麻 (*syema, island) and Japanese (shima, island).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sʰɘːm]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? seom
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seom
McCune–Reischauer? sŏm
Yale Romanization? sēm

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 섬 / 섬까지

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

NounEdit

(seom)

  1. island, islet or insular
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vovin, Alexander (2013) , “From Koguryo to T'amna”, in Korean Linguistics[1] (PDF), volume 15, issue 2, John Benjamins Publishing Company, DOI:10.1075/kl.15.2.03vov, pages 222-240.