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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 Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bakjwi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bagjwi
McCune–Reischauer? pakchwi
Yale Romanization? pakqcwi

NounEdit

박쥐 (bakjwi) (counter 마리)

  1. bat

Alternative formsEdit

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

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