Korean

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Etymology

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First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean ᄇᆡᆺ복 (Yale: poy-s-pwok).

Pronunciation

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Romanizations
Revised Romanization?baekkop
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bae'kkob
McCune–Reischauer?paekkop
Yale Romanization?pay.kkop

Noun

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배꼽 (baekkop)

  1. (anatomy) navel (remnant of umbilical cord)