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미르[edit | edit source]

"A fisherboy dived into the water and brought up a pearl from beneath the chin of a black dragon." From Chinese Fairy Book (Richard Wilhelm)/45
Artist: George W. Hood
Roman: mireu
Alias: 미리 (miri)
Noun [1] [2]
  1. ‘용’의 옛말.
    (obsolete) The oriental dragon with a very long body.[3]
Synonyms
  • (, yong, North Korean ryong, Chinese long cf. English long) [4]
Compounds
  • 미리내 (airinae, "Milky Way,"[5] literally "dragon river")
Relatives
  • (mul, "water, body of water, esp. river")
Comparatives
(The mysterious Eurasian uses)
From Wikipedia
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  1. https://ko.dict.naver.com/#/search?query=미르
  2. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/미르
  3. Hence, suggestive of the river as a long body of water.
    1. 용(龍: 상상의 동물) dragon, the imaginary creature.
    2. 임금, 천자(天子) king, the son of the heaven
    3. ...
  4. late 14c. loan-translation of Latin Via lactea
  5. Etymology
    From Old French amirail, amiral, from Arabic أَمِير اَلْبَحْر‎ (ʾamīr al-baḥr, “commander of the fleet”).
  6. emir
    • a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation.
    • a descendant of the prophet Muhammad.
    Etymology
    From Old French emir, from Arabic أَمِير‎ (ʾamīr, “commander, prince”). Akin to amir, Amir and admiral. Doublet of amira.
    Derived terms
    • emirate
  7. Etymology
    Borrowed from Persian میر‎ (mir), from Arabic أَمِير‎ (ʾamīr). Doublet of wikt: अमीर (amīr).
  8. Portrait attributed to Titian (circa 1530)
  9. The last ruler to hold the title of shah