U+C880, 좀
HANGUL SYLLABLE JOM
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[U+C87F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+C881]




졔 ←→ 좌

KoreanEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕo̞m]
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  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jom
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jom
McCune–Reischauer?chom
Yale Romanization?com

Etymology 1Edit

AdverbEdit

(jom)

  1. Contraction of 조금 (jogeum): a little; somewhat; quite
  2. a little while, a short time
    있다가 전화할께요.
    Jom itdaga jeonhwahalkkeyo.
    I'll call you in a little while.
    만 더하면 끝나겠는데?
    Jomman deohamyeon kkeunnagenneunde?
    A little more and it'll be over?
  3. (used to soften requests) please; if you wouldn't mind

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(jom)

  1. silverfish
  2. moth, bookworm; general term for any insect which eats fabrics, paper etc.
    양복이 이 쏠다.
    Yangbogi jomi ssolda.
    The clothes become moth-eaten.” (Literally "moths eat the clothes").
Derived termsEdit