암소

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Dongguk sinsok samgang haengsildo (東國新續三綱行實圖 / 동국신속삼강행실도), 1617, as Early Modern Korean 암쇼 (Yale: am-sywo). Equivalent to (am-, female) +‎ (so, cow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?amso
Revised Romanization (translit.)?amso
McCune–Reischauer?amso
Yale Romanization?amso

Noun[edit]

암소 (amso)

  1. cow; heifer (female cow)
    Coordinate term: 수소 (suso, bull)