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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 姨母, from (aunt) + (mother)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[imo̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? imo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? imo
McCune–Reischauer? imo
Yale Romanization? imo

NounEdit

이모 (imo) (hanja 姨母)

  1. maternal aunt (one's mother's sister)
  2. (familiar) madam (when one calls a middle-aged waitress)

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