U+B625, 똥
HANGUL SYLLABLE DDONG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:E-h-d

[U+B624]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B626]

JejuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Korean *sotwonko.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(ttong)

  1. stool, feces

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͈o̞ŋ]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ttong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ttong
McCune–Reischauer?ttong
Yale Romanization?ttong

Etymology 1Edit





뗴 ←→ 똬

SyllableEdit

(ttong)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean ᄯᅩᇰ (Yale: stwòng), perhaps from Proto-Korean *sotwonko given the unusual Middle Korean low pitch on a monosyllabic noun. See Appendix:Koreanic reconstructions for more.

NounEdit

(ttong)

  1. (not formal) dung, poop, shit, excrement
    누다/싸다/마렵다
    ttong-eul nuda/ssada/maryeopda
    to poop / to shit / to feel like pooping
    묻은 개가 겨 묻은 개 나무란다.
    Ttong mudeun gaega gyeo mudeun gae namuranda.
    The pot calls the kettle black
    (literally, “The dung-smeared dog scolds the grain husk-smeared dog.”)
    Synonyms: 대변(大便) (daebyeon, feces, formal), 분변(糞便) (bunbyeon, feces, formal, rare), () (bun, feces, formal, rare)
  2. (by extension) dregs, residue
    지우개
    jiugaettong
    eraser dust (crumbs coming off of erasers)
    Synonym: 찌꺼기 (jjikkeogi)
Derived termsEdit
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