회색기러기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "grey goose." From 회색 (灰色, hoesaek, “grey”) + 기러기 (gireogi, “wild goose”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hø̞sʰɛ̝k̚k͈iɾʌ̹ɡi/ ~ /ɸwe̞sʰɛ̝k̚k͈iɾʌ̹ɡi/
  • Phonetic hangeul: /

Noun[edit]

회색기러기 ‎(hoesaekgireogi) ‎(hanja 灰色기러기)

  1. The greylag goose, Anser anser.

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-07), “회색기러기”, in 표준국어대사전[1]
  • Lee, Woo-Shin; Tae-Hoe Koo, Jin-Young Park (tr. by Desmond Allen) (2002) A field guide to the birds of Korea, Seoul: LG Evergreen Foundation, ISBN 89951415-0-6