KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(son) + the honorific particle (nim).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sonnim
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sonnim
McCune–Reischauer?sonnim
Yale Romanization?sonnim

NounEdit

손님 (sonnim)

  1. (honorific) guest, visitor
  2. (honorific) customer, client
  3. (euphemistic, historical) smallpox

Derived termsEdit

  • 손님네 (sonnimne, “deities of epidemic”)