거리

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Jeju[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Mongolian гэр (ger).

Counter[edit]

거리 (geori)

  1. house
    Synonym: (chae)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 距離 (distance).

Noun[edit]

거리 (geori)

  1. distance

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Korean 거리 (geori).

Noun[edit]

거리 (geori)

  1. street

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 거리〮 (Yale: kèlí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geori
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geoli
McCune–Reischauer?kŏri
Yale Romanization?keli

Noun[edit]

거리 (geori)

  1. road, street
  2. (shamanism) a component ceremony of a gut ritual
    서울굿 열두거리 있다.Seoulgus-eun yeoldugeori-ga itda.There are twelve components to a Seoul gut.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geori
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geoli
McCune–Reischauer?kŏri
Yale Romanization?keli

Dependent noun[edit]

거리 (geori)

  1. something suitable or fitting for a purpose (often written without a space, as if it were a suffix)
    논문거리
    nonmun-geori
    sources for a research paper
    먹을거리
    meogeul-geori
    foodstuff
  2. something suitable for a stated duration or a stated number
    사람 거리 se saram geori-ui ilthree people's worth of work

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 距離 (distance).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɘ(ː)ɾi]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geori
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geoli
McCune–Reischauer?kŏri
Yale Romanization?kēli
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 거 / 거

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the second syllable, and also heightens the subsequent suffixed syllable.

Noun[edit]

거리 (geori) (hanja 距離)

  1. distance, range

Middle Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

거리〮 (kèlí) (locative 거리〮예〮 (kèlí-yéy))

  1. road, street

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: 거리 (geori)