코끼리

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 길— (ko gil-, nose is long) +‎ (-i, noun-deriving suffix).

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 고〮키리〮 (Yale: kwókhìlí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? kokkiri
Revised Romanization (translit.)? kokkili
McCune–Reischauer? k'okkiri
Yale Romanization? khokkili

Noun[edit]

코끼리 (kokkiri) (counter 마리)

  1. (zoology) elephant

Derived terms[edit]