도끼

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 돗긔, 돗귀 (Yale: twoskuy, twoskwuy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? dokki
Revised Romanization (translit.)? dokki
McCune–Reischauer? tokki
Yale Romanization? tokki

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 도 / 도

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the second syllable, and also heightens the subsequent suffixed syllable.

Noun[edit]

도끼 (dokki)

  1. axe, hatchet

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 까뀌 (kkakkwi): axe with the blade perpendicular to the handle

See also[edit]