Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 09:24

젓가락

KoreanEdit

IPA: [t͡ɕɔː.k͈ɐ.ɾɐk̚]

EtymologyEdit

From (jeo, “chopstick”, ) + 가락 (garak, “rod”). First attested in the Gugeopganibang eonhae (救急簡易方諺解 / 구급간이방언해), 1489, as 졋가락 (Yale: cyesgalak).

NounEdit

젓가락 (箸가락, jeokkarak) (North Korean 저가락 chŏkkarak)

  1. chopstick(s)

Related termsEdit

  • 젓갈 — a short form of 젓가락
  • 수저a spoon and chopsticks