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]

  • IPA(key)[is͈uɕʰiɡɛ̝]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? issusigae
Revised Romanization (translit.)? issusigae
McCune–Reischauer? issusigae
Yale Romanization? isswusikay

Noun[edit]

이쑤시개 (issusigae)

  1. toothpick