그릇

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449, as Middle Korean 그릇〮 (Yale: kùlús). Probably a borrowing from Old Chinese (OC *kʰrɯds, “utensil, ware”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geureut
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geuleus
McCune–Reischauer?kŭrŭt
Yale Romanization?kulus

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 릇의 / 릇에 / 릇까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

Noun[edit]

그릇 (geureut)

  1. bowl
    그릇
    bap han geureut
    a bowl of rice
    그것 그릇 담아!
    Geugeoseul geureuse dama!
    Put it in the bowl!
  2. container, vessel
  3. (personal) caliber, capacity
See also[edit]

Counter[edit]

그릇 (geureut)

  1. bowl

Etymology 2[edit]

From 그르— (geureu-).

Adverb[edit]

그릇 (geureut)

  1. falsely, wrongly
Derived terms[edit]
  • 그릇되다 (geureutdoeda, “to be wrong, to become wrong”)