버들개

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Korean[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[pʌ̹dɯɭɡe̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? beodeulgae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? beodeulgae
McCune–Reischauer? pŏdŭlgae
Yale Romanization? petulkay

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): (Gangwon dialect) 버들 (beodeul)

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, page 168