콩팥

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. From Middle Korean 코ᇰᄑᆞᇧ (Yale: khwong.phosk), 코ᇰᄑᆞᆾ (Yale: khwong.phoch), 코ᇰᄑᆞᆺ (Yale: khwong.phos).

A combined form of (kong) and (pat), due to their physical similarities with the human kidney.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?kongpat
Revised Romanization (translit.)?kongpat
McCune–Reischauer?k'ongp'at
Yale Romanization?khongphath

Noun[edit]

콩팥 (kongpat)

  1. (anatomy) kidney
    Synonym: 신장(腎臟) (sinjang)

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