거스르다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 거슬다 (Yale: kesulta)., Also attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 거슬ᄧᅳ다 (Yale: kesul.pcuta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geoseureuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geoseuleuda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏsŭrŭda
Yale Romanization?kesuluta

Verb[edit]

거스르다 (geoseureuda) (infinitive 거슬러, sequential 거스르니)

  1. to disobey, to defy, to go against
  2. to go upstream
  3. to go back (time)
  4. to annoy someone

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • 거스러지다 (geoseureojida, “(hair or fur) growing unmanageably, to have rough temper ”)
  • 거슬리다 (geoseullida, “to be irritating; to get on one's nerves”)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-05-27) , “거스르다”, in 표준국어대사전[1]