가시

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɕʰi]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? gasi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gasi
McCune–Reischauer? kasi
Yale Romanization? kasi

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 가ᄉᆡ (Yale: kasoy).

Compare Evenki асикта (asikta, fir-tree).

Noun[edit]

가시 (gasi)

  1. thorn
  2. sting
  3. fishbone

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

가시 (gasi)

  1. worm, maggot

Etymology 3[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

가시 (gasi)

  1. (archaic) wife
  2. woman

References[edit]

  • Martin, Samuel E.; Yang Ha Lee; Sung-Un Chang (1975) A Korean-English Dictionary, New Haven: Yale University Press, page 21.