왕새매

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "king sparrowhawk." From (, king) + 새매 (saemae, “sparrowhawk”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[wa̠ŋsʰɛ̝mɛ̝]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? wangsaemae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? wangsaemae
McCune–Reischauer? wangsaemae
Yale Romanization? wangsaymay

Noun[edit]

왕새매 (wangsaemae) (hanja 王새매)

  1. The grey-faced buzzard, Butastur indicus.

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-09), “왕새매”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • Lee, Woo-Shin; Tae-Hoe Koo, Jin-Young Park (tr. by Desmond Allen) (2002) A field guide to the birds of Korea, Seoul: LG Evergreen Foundation, ISBN 89951415-0-6