북극곰

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Korean[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

북극 (Bukgeuk, North Pole) +‎ (gom, bear). Compare Chinese 北極熊, Japanese 北極熊 (hokkyokuguma), Vietnamese gấu Bắc Cực, all of which literally mean “Arctic bear”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [puk̚k͈ɯk̚k͈o̞m]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? Bukgeukgom
Revised Romanization (translit.)? Buggeuggom
McCune–Reischauer? Pukkŭkkom
Yale Romanization? Pukqkukqkom

Noun[edit]

북극곰 (Bukgeukgom)

  1. a polar bear

Synonyms[edit]