가숭어

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "false mullet." From (, ga, “false”) + 숭어 (sung-eo, “striped mullet”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka̠ːsʰuŋʌ̹/
  • Phonetic hangeul: :
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): gasung-eoRR (transliteration): gasung-eoMC: kasungŏYale: kāswung.e

Noun[edit]

가숭어 (gasung-eo)

  1. The redlip mullet, Chelon haematocheilus

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-22), “가숭어”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “가숭어”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 298