향고래

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Korean[edit]

향고래

Etymology[edit]

From (, hyang, “incense”) + 고래 (gorae, “whale”). Compare Japanese 抹香鯨.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [çja̠ŋɡo̞ɾɛ̝]

IPA(key) [çja̠ŋɡo̞ɾɛ̝]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR hyanggorae
RR (translit.) hyanggolae
MC hyanggorae
Yale hyangkolay

Noun[edit]

향고래 (hyanggorae)

  1. The sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus.