U+C228, 숨
HANGUL SYLLABLE SUM
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[U+C227]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C229]




쇼 ←→ 숴

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 숨〯 (Yale: swǔm).

PronunciationEdit

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

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

NounEdit

(sum)

  1. breath
  2. liveliness, spirit, vigor

Derived termsEdit

(Prefix to nouns)

(Suffix to nouns)

(Prefix to verbs)