흑기러기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hanja in this term

Literally "black goose." From (heuk, 黑, "black"), and 기러기 (gireogi, "wild goose").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

흑기러기 ‎(heukgireogi)

  1. The brent goose, Branta bernicla.

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-01-07), “흑기러기”, 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