Sabumnim: Light Of Society

The meaning of Sa Bum Nim is someone who teaches good moral values and to be a light of society. Kyo Sa Nim means a person who teaches others. Sun Saeng Nim (Sensei) means a person born earlier, or gained knowledge earlier than another.

– quoted from Tang Soo Do World. Read the whole article here:

(Note: the correct spelling according to Hangeul should be Sa Beom Nim, pronounced as Sa Borm Nim)