메기

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Korean[edit]

메기 Wikipedia-logo.png catfish on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia:catfish

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in Interpreter Mr. Pak (번역박통사), 1517, as 메유기

Noun[edit]

메기 (megi)

  1. catfish, especially the Amur catfish (Parasilurus asotus).

Related terms[edit]

  • 미유기 (miyugi, “Far Eastern catfish”)

See also[edit]

catfish
  • (언, eon)
  • (점, jeom)
cat
  • (묘, myo)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "메기 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-22.
  • 2002, 익수 김; 박종영, “메기”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 247: