군함조

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Korean[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kunɦa̠md͡ʑo̞]

IPA(key) [kunɦa̠md͡ʑo̞]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR gunhamjo
RR (translit.) gun-hamjo
MC kunhamjo
Yale kwun.hamco

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 軍艦鳥; Calque of the Western name. From 군함 (軍艦, gunham, "battleship") + (鳥, jo, "bird").

Noun[edit]

군함조 (gunhamjo) (hanja 軍艦鳥)

  1. The lesser frigatebird, Fregata ariel.
  2. Any frigatebird.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-02), “군함조”, in 표준국어대사전[1]