노다지

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in 조선어사전 (Joseon-eo Sajeon, “Korean Language Dictionary”), published at 1938. According to some folk etymology, from English no touch. The Korea University dictionary assumes that it is compound of 노두 (露頭, nodu, “outcrop”) + (, ji, “land”)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [no̞da̠d͡ʑi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR nodaji
RR (translit.) nodaji
MC nodaji
Yale notaci

Noun[edit]

노다지 (nodaji)

  1. a rich vein, lode
  2. nuggets of gold
  3. a bonanza

Synonyms[edit]