박쥐

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Shift from earlier 밝쥐(bakjwi), itself a compound of 밝-(bak-, bright, probably implying “bright-eyed”) +‎ (jwi, rat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pa̠k̚t͡ɕ͈ɥi/ ~ /pa̠k̚t͡ɕ͈y/
  • Phonetic hangeul:

Noun[edit]

박쥐 (bakjwi) (counter 마리)

  1. bat

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 밝쥐 (bakjwi) (archaic; literally "bright (eyed) rat")

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