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거미

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as 거믜 (Yale: kemuy). Compare Japanese クモ (kumo, spider). May be ultimately cognate with 검— (geom-, “black”).

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NounEdit

거미 (geomi) (counter 마리)

  1. spider

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