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Translation:Island

October 21, 2017

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiKenun

Not to be confused with which comes from 썸팅 which comes from English something. is the feeling between two people before they officially become lovers. In English, you might say Is there something between us?

is just a native Korean word for island.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/b0rfeng99

Bear with me but the song 썸 탈꺼야 by 볼빨간사춘기 is seriously awesome!! Now I know what is the song about, thanks LiKenun!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duolingouser2

This audio sounds a lot more like 산.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nakkekakke

Why is this exercise in verbs? O.o


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SoulToSeoul

I assume because we're going to be seeing this word used in the exercises.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ANeFv

I thought island was "도", as in "제주도"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiKenun

is native Korean for island. comes from Chinese . The Sino-Korean form is typically used in names of islands.

  • 제주도濟州島

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ysup13

That's Jeju-do. An island


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/madulf

it sounds like 삼


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wires_Ali

섬 - island (Native Korean word)

삼 - three (Sino-Korean)

It's a subtle difference in the writing (and pronunciation), but important nonetheless.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ysup13

It sounds like 선


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DPotato1

Why...this is a bit random.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielOrdo719569

Isn't seom also "stand"?

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