거북

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Jeju[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Korean 거북 (geobuk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

거북 (geobuk)

  1. tortoise. turtle

Korean[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 거붑〮 (Yale: kèpwúp). Compare the *kep in 껍질 (kkeopjil, skin, bark), 껍데기 (kkeopdegi, shell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geobuk
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geobug
McCune–Reischauer?kŏbuk
Yale Romanization?kepuk

Noun[edit]

거북 (geobuk) (counter 마리)

  1. tortoise, turtle

Derived terms[edit]