구더기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 구더기 (Yale: kwuteki).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gudeogi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gudeogi
McCune–Reischauer?kudŏgi
Yale Romanization?kwuteki

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 더기의 / 구더기에 / 구더기까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch on the second and third syllables, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

Noun[edit]

구더기 (gudeogi)

  1. maggot

See also[edit]