궁둥이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Gugeupganibang eonhae (救急簡易方諺解 / 구급간이방언해), 1489, as Middle Korean 구블 (Yale: kwupul).

1489, 구급간이방언해 1:60
ᄯᅩ ᄑᆞᆯ와 구브를 ᄡᅮ츠며 굽힐훠 보라.
sto polwa kwupulul pswuchumye kwuphilhwe pola

Also attested in the Magyeong chojip eonhae (馬經抄集諺解 / 마경초집언해), 1630, as Middle Korean 궁동이 (Yale: kwungtwongi).

1630, 마경초집언해 10:
가리ᄲᅧ 뎌ᄅᆞ면 네 노ᄐᆡ마오 볼기 ᄉᆞ이 엿고 궁동이 열오면 다ᄉᆞᆺ 노ᄐᆡ마니라.
kalispye tyelomyen ney notoymao polki soi yesko kwungtongi yelomyen tasos notoymanila.

Also attested in the Yeogeo yuhaebo (譯語類解補 / 역어유해보), 1775, as Middle Korean 궁둥이 (Yale: kwungtwungi).

1775, 역어유해보 22:
外胯 궁둥이.
oykwa kwungtwungi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kuŋduŋi]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? gungdung-i
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gungdung-i
McCune–Reischauer? kungdungi
Yale Romanization? kwungtwung.i

Noun[edit]

궁둥이 (gungdung-i)

  1. the lower part of buttocks

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