싱어

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly a combination of native Korean and hanja roots; includes the hanja suffix (', “fish”, ).

Noun[edit]

싱어 (sing-eo)

  1. the tapertail anchovy, Coilia mystus

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "싱어 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-16.
  • 2002, 익수 김; 박종영, “싱어”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 48:

Etymology 2[edit]

Hangulization of the English singer.

Noun[edit]

싱어 (sing-eo)

  1. a singer, especially of popular or Western music
Synonyms[edit]