검둥오리사촌

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Korean[edit]

검둥오리사촌

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʌ̹mduŋo̞ɾisʰa̠t͡ɕʰo̞n]

IPA(key) [kʌ̹mduŋo̞ɾisʰa̠t͡ɕʰo̞n]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR geomdung-orisachon
RR (translit.) geomdung-olisachon
MC kŏmdungorisach'on
Yale kemtwung.olisachon

Etymology[edit]

Literally "cousin of the black scoter." From 검둥오리 (geomdung-ori, “black scoter”) + 사촌 (四寸, sachon, “cousin”)

Noun[edit]

검둥오리사촌 (geomdung-orisachon)

  1. The white-winged scoter, Melanitta fusca.

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-08), “검둥오리사촌”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • Lee, Woo-Shin; Tae-Hoe Koo, Jin-Young Park (tr. by Desmond Allen) (2002) A field guide to the birds of Korea, Seoul: LG Evergreen Foundation, ISBN 89951415-0-6