참외

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Gugeopganibang eonhae (救急簡易方諺解 / 구급간이방언해), 1489, as ᅔᆞᄆᆡ (Yale: chomoy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕʰa̠mwe̞] ~ [t͡ɕʰa̠mø̞]

IPA(key) [t͡ɕʰa̠mwe̞] ~ [t͡ɕʰa̠mø̞]
Phonetic Hangul /
Romanizations
RR chamoe
RR (translit.) cham-oe
MC ch'amoe
Yale cham.oy

Noun[edit]

참외 (chamoe)

  1. the oriental melon, Cucumis melo var. makuwa, or its fruit.