대두어

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hanja in this word

Literally "big-headed fish." From (, “big”) + (, “head”) + (, “fish”).

Noun[edit]

대두어 (daedueo)

  1. The bighead carp, Aristichthys nobilis.
  2. The cod (more commonly 대구).

References[edit]

  • Dusan World Encyclopedia (Naver.com mirror), "대두어", 두산세계대백과사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-20.
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "대두어 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-20.
  • 2002, 익수 김; 박종영, “대두어”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3: