상어

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nativisation of the Sino-Korean term 사어 (沙魚/鯊魚, sa-eo). Note that Middle Chinese (MC ŋɨʌ) had the consonant /ŋ-/ as an initial, and 상어 (sang-eo) is rather (/, sa) + (ng) + (, eo), which preserves the initial Middle Chinese consonant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sang-eo
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sang-eo
McCune–Reischauer?sangŏ
Yale Romanization?sang.e

Noun[edit]

상어 (sang-eo) (counter 마리)

  1. shark

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