양탄자

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Korean[edit]

Maybe the oldest carpet, buried 5th century BC in Pazyryk, Siberia.

Etymology[edit]

Compounded from (, yang, “Western”) and 탄자 (tanja), which is a non-Sino-Korean reading of 담자 (毯子, damja, “carpet”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ja̠ŋtʰa̠nd͡ʑa̠]

IPA(key) [ja̠ŋtʰa̠nd͡ʑa̠]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR yangtanja
RR (translit.) yangtanja
MC yangt'anja
Yale yangthanca

Noun[edit]

양탄자 (yangtanja)

  1. carpet, tapestry

Synonyms[edit]

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