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U+C148, 셈
HANGUL SYLLABLE SEM
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서 ←→ 셔

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean  (Yale: hyeym). Originally the gerund form of 세다 (seda, “to count”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[sʰe̞ːm]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? sem
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sem
McCune–Reischauer? sem
Yale Romanization? sēym

NounEdit

(sem)

  1. counting
  2. situation, circumstances