보리

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [po̞ɾi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR bori
RR (translit.) boli
MC pori
Yale poli

Noun[edit]

보리 (bori)

  1. barley
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
  • Food
    • (tteok, “Korean dough of rice or other cereals, ground before, or mashed after, steaming”)
    • (bap, “meal; boiled rice, sometimes mixed with other cereals such as barley”)
    • (, juk, “gruel, soup, pap”)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Corruption of 보제 (菩提, boje), from Sanskrit बोधि (bodhi).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [po̞ɾi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR bori
RR (translit.) boli
MC pori
Yale poli

Noun[edit]

보리 (bori) (hanja 菩提)

  1. bodhi, Buddhist supreme enlightenment, wisdom
Related terms[edit]