원앙

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 鴛鴦, from  (“male mandarin duck”) and (“female mandarin duck”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

원앙 (wonang)

  1. The mandarin duck, Aix galericulata.
  2. A devoted couple. (compare turtledove)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

원앙
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "원앙 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-01-08.
  • 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: