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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Magyeong heonjip (磨鏡軒集 / 마경헌집), 1635, as Middle Korean 죵아리 (Yale: cwong.ali); equivalent to (, jong, “heel”) + 아리 (ari, suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈt͡ɕo̞ːŋa̠ɾi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? jong-ari
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jong-ali
McCune–Reischauer? chongari
Yale Romanization? cōng.ali

NounEdit

종아리 (jong-ari)

  1. (anatomy) calf
    종아리맞다 
    jong-arireul matda
    to get whipped on the calf