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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. Shift from earlier 밝쥐(bakjwi), itself a compound of 밝-(bak-, bright, probably implying “bright-eyed”) +‎ (jwi, rat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pa̠k̚t͡ɕ͈ɥi/ ~ /pa̠k̚t͡ɕ͈y/
  • Phonetic hangeul:

NounEdit

박쥐 ‎(bakjwi) ‎(counter 마리)

  1. bat

Alternative formsEdit

  • 밝쥐 (bakjwi) (archaic; literally "bright (eyed) rat")

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