싱어

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly a combination of native Korean and hanja roots; includes the hanja suffix (, eo, “fish”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

싱어 ‎(sing-eo)

  1. the tapertail anchovy, Coilia mystus

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-16), “싱어”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • 김, 익수; 박종영 (2002), “싱어”, in 한국의 민물고기, Seoul: Kyo-Hak Publishing, ISBN 89-09-07175-3, page 48

Etymology 2[edit]

Hangulization of the English singer.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

싱어 ‎(sing-eo)

  1. a singer, especially of popular or Western music
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jo Hyeong-Il and Nam Ju-Hye, 외래어와 외국어 표현 3300, 2012, ISBN 978-89-5556-986-5