U+CE68, 침
HANGUL SYLLABLE CIM
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Hangul Syllables
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츼 ←→ 카

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?chim
Revised Romanization (translit.)?chim
McCune–Reischauer?ch'im
Yale Romanization?chim

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

(chim)

  1. spit, saliva
    Synonym: 타액(唾液) (taaek)

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: chìm).

NounEdit

(chim) (hanja )

  1. needle (used in sewing)
    Synonym: 바늘 (baneul)
  2. needle-like object (any slender, pointy object resembling a needle)
    Synonym: 바늘 (baneul)
  3. stinger (of an insect)
  4. phonograph needle (in record players)
    Synonym: 바늘 (baneul)
  5. thorn (of a plant)
    Synonym: 가시 (gasi)
  6. hand or pointer (in clocks, watches, meters, compasses, etc.)
    Synonym: 바늘 (baneul)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: chìm).

NounEdit

(chim) (hanja )

  1. needle (used in acupuncture)
Derived termsEdit