거지

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈkɘːd͡ʑi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? geoji
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geoji
McCune–Reischauer? kŏji
Yale Romanization? kēci

Noun[edit]

거지 (geoji)

  1. beggar
  2. (slang, offensive) blighter; jerk