계집

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 겨집 (Yale: kyecip). Derived from *겨― ("to be at; to stay", whence also 계시— (gyesi-)) + (jip, “home”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkje̞ːd͡ʑip̚] ~ [ˈke̞ːd͡ʑip̚]

IPA(key) [ˈkje̞ːd͡ʑip̚] ~ [ˈke̞ːd͡ʑip̚]
Phonetic Hangul :/:
Romanizations
RR gyejip
RR (translit.) gyejib
MC kyejip
Yale kyēycip

Noun[edit]

계집 (gyejip)

  1. (disrespectful or archaic) woman, girl
  2. (disrespectful or archaic) wife

Derived terms[edit]