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Character  그 
Unicode name HANGUL SYLLABLE GEU
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+ADF8
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry r-m
See also: , , and

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]


귿

규 ←

긔 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR geu, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale ku)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Determiner[edit]

(geu)

  1. (demonstrative) that (of what has been already said or known)
Usage notes[edit]

(geu) is used for items closer to the listener than to the speaker, and (jeo) is used for items far from both the speaker and the listener

Derived terms[edit]
  • 그것 (geugeot, “that thing”)
  • 그곳 (geugot, “that place”)
  • 그때 (geuttae, “that moment”)
  • 그대로 (geudaero, “like that”)
  • 그렇다 (geureota, “to be that way”)
  • 그이 (geu-i, “he”)
  • 그놈 (geunom, “he”) (insulting)
  • 그놈들 (geunomdeul, “they”) (insulting)
  • 그년 (geunyeon, “she”) (insulting)
See also[edit]
  • (i, “this”)
  • (jeo, “that”)

Pronoun[edit]

(geu)

  1. (demonstrative) that (of what has been already said or known) (see 그것 (geugeot, “that thing”))
  2. he; she
Usage notes[edit]

그녀 (geunyeo, “she”) is an explicitly feminine third-person pronoun.

Synonyms[edit]
  • (demonstrative, that): (jeo)
Antonyms[edit]
  • (demonstrative, this): (i)
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Korean demonstratives (edit)
Determiner 어느
Pronoun Human 이이 그이 저이
이분 그분 저분
이자 그자 저자
이놈 그놈 저놈
이년 그년 저년
Object () ()
이것 그것 저것 어느 것
이거 그거 저거 어느 거
Place 여기 거기 저기 어디
이곳 그곳 저곳
Direction 이쪽 그쪽 저쪽 어느 쪽
Verb 이러다 그러다 저러다 어쩌다
Adjective 이렇다 그렇다 저렇다 어떻다
이러하다 그러하다 저러하다 어떠하다
Adverb 이리 그리 저리 어찌
이렇게 그렇게 저렇게 어떻게