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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 바회 (Yale: pahoy).

Compare also Jeju 바위 (bawi) and Gyeongsang 바구 (bagu), 방구 (banggu) and 바우 (bau).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[pa̠ɥi] ~ [pa̠y]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bawi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bawi
McCune–Reischauer? pawi
Yale Romanization? pawi

NounEdit

바위 (bawi)

  1. rock, boulder, crag
    바위 얼굴keun bawi eolgulThe Great Stone Face
    지질학에서는 바위와 암석은 따로 분류된다.
    Jijilhageseoneun bawiwa amseogeun ttaro bullyudoenda.
    In geology, boulder and rock are classified differently.

SynonymsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

  • 자갈 (jagal, “pebble, gravel”)
  • 모래 (morae, “sand”)
  • (heuk, “earth”)
  • (dol, “stone”)

Derived termsEdit