돼지

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean  (Yale: twòth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? dwaeji
Revised Romanization (translit.)? dwaeji
McCune–Reischauer? twaeji
Yale Romanization? twāyci

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 지의 / 지에 / 지까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

Noun[edit]

돼지 (dwaeji) (counter 마리)

  1. pig, swine

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