무지개

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 므〮지게〮 (Yale: múcìkéy). Equivalent to (mul, “water”) + 지게 (jige, “door”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?mujigae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?mujigae
McCune–Reischauer?mujigae
Yale Romanization?mucikay

Noun[edit]

무지개 (mujigae)

  1. rainbow
    Hyponym: (North Korea) 색동다리 (saekdongdari)