귀밑털

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 귀밑 (gwimit, “root of the ear”) + (teol, “fur”). First attested in the Bullyu dugong busi eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as 귀믿터리 (Yale: kwimittheli).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɥimit̚tʰʌ̹ɭ] ~ [kymit̚tʰʌ̹ɭ]

IPA(key) [kɥimit̚tʰʌ̹ɭ] ~ [kymit̚tʰʌ̹ɭ]
Phonetic Hangul 믿
Romanizations
RR gwimitteol
RR (translit.) gwimitteol
MC kwimitt'ŏl
Yale kwimiththel

Noun[edit]

귀밑털 (gwimitteol)

  1. The hair under the ears; sideburns.

Synonyms[edit]