종이

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종이 (jong-i, “paper”).

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as 죠ᄒᆡ (Yale: cyohoy). Possibly from the roots *도 (two, "plant") and *혿 (hwot, "tree").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

종이 (jong-i) (counter )

  1. paper

Synonyms[edit]

  • 용지 (用紙, yongji, “printing paper or stationery”)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Seo Jeong-beom (서정범) (2000) 國語語原辭典, Seoul: Bogosa Books