메기

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Korean[edit]

메기 Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg catfish on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ˈme̞ːɡi]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR megi
RR (translit.) megi
MC megi
Yale mēyki

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in Beonyeok Bak Tongsa(번역박통사, 飜譯朴通事, lit. "The translation of Pak the interpreter"), 1517, as 메유기 (meyugi)

Noun[edit]

메기 (megi)

  1. catfish, especially the Amur catfish (Parasilurus asotus).

Related terms[edit]

  • 미유기 (miyugi, “Far Eastern catfish”)

See also[edit]

catfish
  • (언, eon)
  • (점, jeom)
cat
  • (묘, myo)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-22), “메기”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “메기”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 247