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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Korean 자ᇝ간 (camskan), from (cam, temporary) + -ㅅ- (s) + (kan, moment).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕa̠mk͈a̠n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jamkkan
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jamkkan
McCune–Reischauer? chamkkan
Yale Romanization? camkkan

AdverbEdit

잠깐 (jamkkan)

  1. (for a) short time, for a moment, awhile, briefly
    잠깐 기다리세요. 
    Jamkkan gidariseyo.
    Please wait a minute.

See alsoEdit

  • 잠시 (jamsi, “a moment, a short time”)