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EtymologyEdit

From (snow) + (thick, strong, concentrated) + (soup); from the soup's whitish, cloudy appearance and concentrated flavor. Apparently a corruption of the original name, 선농탕 (先農湯, seonnongtang, “soup of the venerated farmer”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[sʰʌ̹ɭɭo̞ŋtʰa̠ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? seollongtang
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seolnongtang
McCune–Reischauer? sŏllongt'ang
Yale Romanization? selnongthang

NounEdit

설농탕 (seollongtang) (hanja 雪濃湯)

  1. (archaic) seolleongtang, a Korean soup made from ox or beef bones, meat, and other seasonings.

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-19), “雪濃湯”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • “어원을 찾아서: 설렁탕”, in 우리말 사랑집[2], accessed 2007-01-20