First recorded in the Hunmong Jahoe, 1527, as 되룡. Subsequently became 되롱 and was then recombined with the hanja 용 (龍, yong, “dragon”) to create the present form.
- Phonetic Hangul[도롱뇽]
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?
도롱뇽 • (dorongnyong)
- specifically Korean salamander, Hynobius leechii