따오기

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Korean[edit]

The 따오기 (ttaogi, “ibis”).

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Hunmong jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527, as 다와기 (Yale: tawaki).. Probably cognate with Japanese 朱鷺 / とき (toki).

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Noun[edit]

따오기 (ttaogi)

  1. ibis
  2. Specifically the crested ibis, Nipponia nippon.
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References[edit]
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "따오기 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-06.
  • 2002, Woo-Shin Lee; Tae-Hoe Koo, Jin-Young Park (tr. by Desmond Allen), A field guide to the birds of Korea, Seoul: LG Evergreen Foundation, ISBN 89951415-0-6:

Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal noun formed from 따오, the stem of 따오다 (ttaoda, "to lift text") + .

Noun[edit]

따오기 (ttaogi) (verbal noun of 따오다)

  1. Lifting of text.