First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 조개 (Yale: cwokay).
Also attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 죠개 (Yale: cywokay).
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South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 조개의 / 조개에 / 조개까지
Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the second syllable, except before consonant-initial multisyllabic suffixes, when it takes full low pitch.
조개 • (jogae)
- molluscan shellfish
- 조개껍질 (jogaekkeopjil): shells, clamshells