이쑤시개

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Compound of (i, “tooth”) + 쑤시개 (ssusigae, “pick”). Attested as 니쓔시개 (nissyusikay, “toothpick”) in 漢淸文鑑 (朝鮮 英祖).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [is͈uɕʰiɡɛ] ~ [is͈uɕʰiɡe̞]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [/]
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?issusigae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?issusigae
McCune–Reischauer?issusigae
Yale Romanization?isswusikay

Noun[edit]

이쑤시개 (issusigae)

  1. toothpick