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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as ᄢᅮᆯ (Yale: pskwul).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(kkul)

  1. honey (substance)
    을 따다‎ ― kkureul ttada ― to collect honey
    처럼 달콤한 사랑‎ ― kkulcheoreom dalkomhan saranghoney-sweet love

Derived terms[edit]

  • 꿀벌 (kkulbeol, “honeybee”)
  • 벌꿀 (beolkkul, “honey”)