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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "armored shark." From 철갑 (鐵甲, cheolgap, “armor”) + 상어 (sang-eo).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕʰʌ̹ɭɡa̠ps͈a̠ŋʌ̹]

IPA(key) [t͡ɕʰʌ̹ɭɡa̠ps͈a̠ŋʌ̹]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR cheolgapsang-eo
RR (translit.) cheolgabsang-eo
MC ch'ŏlgapsangŏ
Yale chelkapqsang.e

NounEdit

철갑상어 (cheolgapsang-eo)

  1. The Chinese sturgeon, Acipenser sinensis.

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-12), “철갑상어”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002) 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3