First attested in the Beophwagyeong Eonhae (법화경언해), 1463, as Middle Korean 밧돕 (pastwop) Also attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as Middle Korean 밠톱 (Yale: palsthwop). Also attested in the Dusi Eonhae (두시언해), 1481, as Middle Korean 바톱 (pathwop). From 발 (bal) + 톱 (top) (also found in 손톱 (sontop, “fingernail”)).
발톱 • (baltop)
- 발톱을 깎다
- baltobeul kkakda
- to cut toenail
- claw, talon
- 짐승의 발톱과 송곳니는 공격용으로 쓰이므로 매우 날카롭다.
- Jimseung-ui baltopgwa songgonnineun gonggyeogyong-euro sseu-imeuro mae-u nalkaropda.
- Claws and cuspids of beasts are very sharp as they are used in attacks.
- 손톱 (sontop)