미꾸리

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the roots 믇, "water," and 굴이, "worm." Compare 미꾸라지.

Noun[edit]

미꾸리 ‎(mikkuri)

  1. The muddy loach, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus.

References[edit]

  • Lee, Ju Haeng (이주행); Lee Kyu Hang (이규항), Kim Sang Jun (김상준) (2004), “미꾸리”, in 한국어 발음사전: Korean Pronouncing Dictionary, Seoul: Jigu Publishing, ISBN 89-7006-165-7, page 699
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-20), “미꾸리”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “미꾸리”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 200