각시붕어

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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "young wife carp." From 각시 (gaksi, “young wife”) + 붕어 (bung-eo, “crucian carp”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): ˈkak̚ɕˌˌiˌbuŋʌ
  • Phonetic hangul: 각씨붕어

NounEdit

각시붕어 ‎(gaksibung-eo)

  1. The Korean rose bitterling, Rhodeus uyekii.

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-16), “각시붕어”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “각시붕어”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 68