흑기러기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[xɯk̚k͈iɾʌ̹ɡi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? heukgireogi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? heuggileogi
McCune–Reischauer? hŭkkirŏgi
Yale Romanization? hukqkileki

Noun[edit]

흑기러기 (heukgireogi) (hanja 黑기러기)

  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