무자맥질

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From (mul, “water”) and 자맥질 (jamaekjil, “dipping, diving”), the latter from *자맥 (jamaek, “jamaek”) (from 잠그다 (jamgeuda, “to dip, submerge”)) and the nominalisation suffix — (jil, “the act of doing ...”).

NounEdit

무자맥질 (mujamaekjil)

  1. (, ) dipping, diving, ducking

SynonymsEdit

  • 자맥질 (jamaegjil, -jamaekjil) (abridgement)
  • 잠수 (潛水, 潜水, jamsu) (Sino-Korean)

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Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 12:08