호랑이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 虎狼 [호랑 (horang)], which originally meant "(fierce like) tigers and wolves", and the nominal suffix (-i). The meaning of "wolves" has been lost.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɸʷo̞ːɾa̠ŋi/
  • Phonetic hangul: 호:랑이

Noun[edit]

호랑이 (horang-i) (counter 마리)

  1. tiger

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