불꽃

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(bul, “fire”) + (kkot, “flower”)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [puɭk͈o̞t̚]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR bulkkot
RR (translit.) bulkkoch
MC pulkkot
Yale pulkkoch

Noun[edit]

불꽃 (bulkkot)

  1. a flame, flare
    • 불꽃 피어올랐다bulkkot-i hwak pieoollatdaThe fire flared up
  2. a spark
  3. fireworks; a firecracker
    • 불꽃을 쏘아올리다bulkkot-eul ssoaollidato let off fireworks

Derived terms[edit]

  • 불꽃놀이 (bulkkonnori, “a fireworks display”)
  • 불꽃 튀는 (bulkkot twineun, “fiery, intense”)

Related terms[edit]

  • 불똥 (bulttong, “sparks”)
  • 불씨 (bulssi, “embers”)