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EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. From (mul, “water”) and 자맥질 (jamaekjil, “dipping, diving”), the latter from 자맥 (*jamaek) (from 잠그— (jamgeu-, “to dip, submerge”)) and the nominalisation suffix (-jil, “the act of doing ...”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[mud͡ʑa̠mɛ̝k̚t͡ɕ͈iɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mujamaekjil
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mujamaegjil
McCune–Reischauer? mujamaekchil
Yale Romanization? mucamaykqcil

NounEdit

무자맥질 (mujamaekjil)

  1. dipping (into water), diving, ducking

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