원앙사촌

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "cousin of the mandarin duck." From 원앙 (鴛鴦, wonang, “mandarin duck”) + 사촌 (四寸, sachon, “cousin”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[wʌ̹na̠ŋsʰa̠t͡ɕʰo̞n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? wonangsachon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? won-angsachon
McCune–Reischauer? wŏnangsach'on
Yale Romanization? wen.angsachon

Noun[edit]

원앙사촌 (wonangsachon) (hanja 鴛鴦四寸)

  1. The crested shelduck, Tadorna cristata, a rare species of shelduck now believed extinct.

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References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-08), “원앙사촌”, 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