넙치

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Korean[edit]

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[1] Flatfish.

Etymology[edit]

From 넓— (neol-, “to be wide”) (넙— (neop-) in Middle Korean) and the suffix (-chi, “...fish”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nʌ̹p̚t͡ɕʰi]

IPA(key) [nʌ̹p̚t͡ɕʰi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR neopchi
RR (translit.) neobchi
MC nŏpch'i
Yale nepchi

Noun[edit]

넙치 (neopchi)

  1. flatfish, fluke, halibut
  2. (figuratively, humorous) a round and flat face (or a person with such a face)