그릇

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449, as 그릇 (Yale: kulus). Possibly cognate with Old Chinese ("utensil, ware").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

그릇 (geureut)

  1. bowl
    밥 한그릇bap han-geureut ― a bowl of rice
    그것을 그릇에 담아!
    Geugeos-eul geureus-e dama!
    Put it in the bowl!
  2. container, vessel
  3. (personal) caliber, capacity
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From 그르— (geureu-).

Adverb[edit]

그릇 (geureut)

  1. falsely, wrongly
Derived terms[edit]
  • 그릇되다 (geureutdoeda, “to be wrong, to become wrong”)