두루미

KoreanEdit

두루미: a crane

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449, as 두루미 (Yale: twulwumi). Likely Altaic cognates include Proto-Turkic *durunja ‎(crane) (whence Turkish turna), Japanese ‎(tsuru, crane), Mongolian тогоруу ‎(togoruu, crane)). Compare also Hungarian daru ‎(crane).

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NounEdit

두루미 ‎(durumi)

  1. crane (the bird)

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ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), “두루미”, 표준국어대사전[1], retrieved 2007-01-13
  • 2004, Ju Haeng (이주행) Lee; Lee Kyu Hang (이규항), Kim Sang Jun (김상준), “두루미”, in 한국어 발음사전: Korean Pronouncing Dictionary, Seoul: Jigu Publishing, ISBN 89-7006-165-7, page 234:
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