Female, Japanese, Korean, Physical Attributes, S names, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Sumi

Sumi is a Korean female name with a variety of meanings. It’s written with the hangul

수미:

  • 수 (秀) su “excellent, outstanding; elegant, graceful” + 미 (美) mi “beauty, beautiful”;
  • 수 (守) su “defend, protect, guard” + 미 (美) mi “beauty, beautiful”

There are likely other meanings. Sumi is also a Japanese female name also with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used such as:

  • su 寿 “longevity, long life; congratulations” + mi 美 “beauty, beautiful”; (寿美)
  • su 寿 “longevity; long life; congratulations” + mi 実 “reality; truth” (寿実).

There are other meanings depending on the kanji used. Written in hiragana it’s すみ.

Sumi is also a Japanese and Korean word meaning “charcoal, coal, carbon”; in Japanese it means “ink” ().

Origin: Korean, Japanese

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Variants:

  • Su-mi (Korean)
  • Soo-mi (Korean)

 

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