이리

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Adverb[edit]

이리 (iri)

  1. To this place, hither, here
  2. In this way, like this, so
Synonyms[edit]
Coordinate terms[edit]
with respect to the dialogue partner
Derived terms[edit]
  • 이리저리 (iri-jeori) here and there; one way after another
Related terms[edit]
  • 여기(-로/-에서) (yeogi(-ro/-eseo)) here (to/in this place)
  • 저기(-로/-에서) (jeogi(-ro/-eseo)) thither, there (to/in that place)
  • 거기(-로/-에서) (geogi(-ro/-eseo)) thither, there (to/in that place of the dialogue partner)
See also[edit]
  • 이곳(-으로/-에서) (i-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In this place
  • 저곳(-으로/-에서) (jeo-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In that place
  • 그곳(-으로/-에서) (geu-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In that place of the dialogue partner
  • 어디(-로/-에서) (eodi(-ro/-eseo)) To/In what place, where, whither

Etymology 2[edit]

이리 (iri, “gray wolf”).

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 일히 (Yale: ilhi).

Noun[edit]

이리 (iri)

  1. The wolf, specifically the Siberian gray wolf Canis lupus.
Synonyms[edit]
Coordinate terms[edit]
  • 늑대 (neukdae, “wolf”) (often specifically Canis lupus coreanus or Canis lupus chanco)
  • 승냥이 (seungnyang-i, “dhole”)

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Yeokhae yuhae (역해유해), 1690, as 일의 (Yale: il.uy).

Noun[edit]

이리 (iri)

  1. milt (seminal fluid of fish)
Synonyms[edit]