원숭이

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 원승이, from Classical Chinese 猿猩 (원성) + -이.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

원숭이 (wonsung-i)

  1. monkey, ape

Derived termsEdit

  • 원숭이도 나무에서 떨어질 때가 있다 (wonsung-i-do namueseo tteoreojil ttaega itda) "Even monkeys sometimes fall from trees", i.e., "even experts sometimes make mistakes."

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 홍윤표, '원숭이'와 '잔나비', 2006.
Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 06:24