KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(bul, “fire”) + (kkot, “flower”)

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? bulkkot
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bulkkoch
McCune–Reischauer? pulkkot
Yale Romanization? pulkkoch

NounEdit

불꽃 (bulkkot)

  1. a flame, flare
    불꽃 피어올랐다
    bulkkochi hwak pieoollatda
    The fire flared up
  2. a spark
  3. fireworks; a firecracker
    불꽃을 쏘아올리다
    bulkkocheul ssoaollida
    to let off fireworks

Derived termsEdit

  • 불꽃놀이 (bulkkonnori, “a fireworks display”)
  • 불꽃 튀는 (bulkkot twineun, “fiery, intense”)

Related termsEdit

  • 불똥 (bulttong, “sparks”)
  • 불씨 (bulssi, “embers”)