가슴뼈

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 가슴 (gaseum, “breast”) + (ppyeo, “bone”). First attested in the Magyeong heonjip (磨鏡軒集 / 마경헌집), 1635, as 가ᄉᆞᆷᄲᅧ (Yale: kasom.spye).

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Noun[edit]

가슴뼈 (gaseumppyeo)

  1. (anatomy) The sternum or breastbone.

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