고래

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ko̞ɾɛ̝]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? gorae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? golae
McCune–Reischauer? korae
Yale Romanization? kolay

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Possibly related to Japanese (kujira, whale).

Noun[edit]

고래 (gorae) (counter 마리)

  1. whale

Etymology 2[edit]

Native Korean for "hypocaust grooves."

Noun[edit]

고래 (gorae)

  1. hypocaust, underfloor flue