버들개

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Korean[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pʌ̹dɯɭɡɛ̝]

IPA(key) [pʌ̹dɯɭɡɛ̝]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR beodeulgae
RR (translit.) beodeulgae
MC pŏdŭlgae
Yale petulkay

Etymology[edit]

Contains the suffix -개 (-gae, “thing”), often found in fish names.

Noun[edit]

버들개 (beodeulgae)

  1. The Amur minnow, Phoxinus steindachneri.
  2. (North Korea) The Chinese minnow, Phoxinus oxycephalus.
  3. (Hamgyong dialect) A stream with many willows.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (stream with many willows): 버들 (beodeul) (Gangwon dialect)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-19), “버들개”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “버들개”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 168