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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Korean (Yale: -m).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

(-m)

  1. Post-vocalic and liquid allomorphic form of (-eum, -ing, -ment, substantive-deriving verbal suffix).
    떠나 (tteona-, to depart) + ‎ (-m) → ‎떠남 (tteonam, one's departing)
    슬프 (seulpeu-, to be sad) + ‎ (-m) → ‎슬픔 (seulpeum, sadness)
    (sal-, to live) + ‎ (-m) → ‎ (sam, life)