구석

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Sohak eonhae (小學諺解 / 소학언해), 1585, as 구석 (Yale: kwusek). Compare (ga, “edge, fringe”), (got, “place”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kusʰʌ̹k̚/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): guseokRR (transliteration): guseogMC: kusŏkYale: kwusek

Noun[edit]

구석 (guseok)

  1. corner
  2. a remote place
  3. (figuratively) aspect, side, way, manner

Derived terms[edit]