왕새매

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hanja in this word

Literally "king sparrowhawk." From (wang, “king”, ) + 새매 (saemae, “sparrowhawk”).

Noun[edit]

왕새매 (wangsaemae) (subject 왕새매가, topic 왕새매는, direct object 왕새매를)

  1. The grey-faced buzzard, Butastur indicus.

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "왕새매", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-09.
  • 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: