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상아

tusks of elephants

Korean

Etymology

Sino-Korean word

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Orthography sang-a 상아 象牙
Orthoepy, etc


Noun

상아 (sang-a)

  1. an ivory, or tusk of elephants.

Synonyms

  • 대아 (dae-a, “fang, tusk”, 大牙)

Derived terms

  • 상아탑 (sang-a-tap, “ivory tower”, 象牙塔)
  • 상아해안 (sang-a-hae-an, “Ivory Coast”, 象牙海岸)

See also

  • 코끼리 (kokkiri, “elephant”)
  • 앞니 (apni, “front tooth”)

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References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ It is said that the tusk of wild boars for example is an outgrowth of the incisor whereas that of elephants in particular of the front tooth.

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