제비

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 져비 (Yale: cyepi).

Compare also Evenki чипича (çipiça, small bird) and Manchu ᠴᡠᠪᡳᠨ (cubin, swallow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕe̞bi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jebi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jebi
McCune–Reischauer? chebi
Yale Romanization? ceypi

Noun[edit]

제비 (jebi)

  1. swallow (bird)

Derived terms[edit]