KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as 코ᇰ (Yale: khwoG).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(kong)

(kong, “soybeans”).
  1. soybean
  2. (by extension) Beans and legumes in general.

Derived termsEdit

  • 땅콩 (ttangkong, “peanuts”)
  • 완두콩 (wandukong, “peas”)
  • 콩과 (konggwa, “Fabaceae”)
  • 콩국수 (kongguksu, “a cold soy-and-noodle soup”)
  • 콩나물 (kongnamul, “bean sprouts”)

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 09:49