고니

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Etymology[edit]

From the archaic forms 곤이 (goni) and (gon); the latter is attested in the Worin Seokbo, 1457. Probably from the Sino-Korean lexeme (gon, or ) in the sense of (gok, “swan”, ).

 Symbology  Romanized  Hangul  Hanja  
Orthography goni 고니 (goni)
Orthoepy, etc

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Noun[edit]

고니

고니 (goni)

  1. The tundra swan, Cygnus columbianus.
  2. (by extension) Any swan.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (gon) (obsolete)
  • 곤이 (goni) (obsolete)

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References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "고니 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-07.
  • 2004, Ju Haeng (이주행) Lee; Lee Kyu Hang (이규항), Kim Sang Jun (김상준), “고니”, in 한국어 발음사전: Korean Pronouncing Dictionary, Seoul: Jigu Publishing, ISBN 89-7006-165-7, page 72: