가시고기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "thorny fish." From 가시 (gasi, “thorn”) + 고기 (gogi, “fish”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

가시고기 (gasigogi)

  1. The Chinese nine-spined stickleback, Pungitius sinensis.

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-22), “가시고기”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “가시고기”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 310