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Character  리 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+B9AC
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry f-l

Korean[edit]



릿

릐 ←

마 →

Etymology 1[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR ri, RRT , McCune–Reischauer ri, Yale li)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Derivational suffix[edit]

(ri)

  1. a suffix deriving a passive verb.

Derivational suffix[edit]

(ri)

  1. a suffix deriving a causative verb.

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(-ri-)

  1. (obsolete) I guess sb will ...
  2. (obsolete) I/We will ...

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(-ri)

  1. (obsolete) I guess sb will ...
  2. (obsolete) I/We will ...
  3. (obsolete) How on earth will I/we ...?

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -ri- is followed only by specific suffixes, including -da, -ra, -ni, -nira, therefore making combined suffixes like -rida, -rira, -rini, -rinira.

The suffix -ri takes the sequential form, and if the stem ends in (l), the (l) does not fall out.

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ri) (hanja )

  1. (dependent) reason, logic, (with negation) even the slightest possibility

Noun[edit]

(ri) (hanja )

  1. A village.
    (Administrative divisions of South Korea) (ri), (dong), (myeon), (eup), (gu), (gun), (si), (do)
  2. (unit) [[Li] (0.393 kilometers).

Proper noun[edit]

(Ri) (hanja )

Hanja in this word
  1. The second most common Korean surname - the North Korean spelling.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Most commonly romanized as Lee. Other romanizations include Li, Yi, Ri, and Rhee. Due to the phonology of the South Korean, the spelling (i) is used in South Korea.

Derivational suffix[edit]

- (ri) (hanja 裡, 裏)

  1. in the center of
Derived terms[edit]