미꾸라지

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in the Hunmong Jahoe as "믯구리." Probably from the roots 믇, "water," and 굴이, "worm." Compare , .

Noun[edit]

미꾸라지 ‎(mikkuraji)

  1. The Chinese muddy loach, Misgurnus mizolepis, a common fish in Korean lakes and rivers.

References[edit]

  • Seo Jeong-beom (서정범) (2000), “미꾸라지”, in 國語語原辭典, Seoul: Bogosa Books, page 274
  • Lee, Ju Haeng (이주행); Lee Kyu Hang (이규항), Kim Sang Jun (김상준) (2004), “미꾸라지”, in 한국어 발음사전: Korean Pronouncing Dictionary, Seoul: Jigu Publishing, ISBN 89-7006-165-7, page 303
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-20), “미꾸라지”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “미꾸라지”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 202