이리

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?iri
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ili
McCune–Reischauer?iri
Yale Romanization?ili

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Adverb[edit]

이리 (iri)

  1. To this place, hither, here
  2. In this way, like this, so
Synonyms[edit]
Coordinate terms[edit]
with respect to the dialogue partner
Derived terms[edit]
  • 이리저리 (irijeori): here and there; one way after another
Related terms[edit]

  • 여기 (yeogi)(-로/-에서) (yeogi(-ro/-eseo)) here (to/in this place)
  • 저기 (jeogi)(-로/-에서) (jeogi(-ro/-eseo)) thither, there (to/in that place)
  • 거기 (geogi)(-로/-에서) (geogi(-ro/-eseo)) thither, there (to/in that place of the dialogue partner)
See also[edit]

  • 이곳 (igot)(-으로/-에서) (i-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In this place
  • 저곳 (jeogot)(-으로/-에서) (jeo-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In that place
  • 그곳 (geugot)(-으로/-에서) (geu-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In that place of the dialogue partner
  • 어디 (eodi)(-로/-에서) (eodi(-ro/-eseo)) To/In what place, where, whither

Etymology 2[edit]

이리 (iri, “gray wolf”).

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 일히 (Yale: ilhi).

Noun[edit]

이리 (iri)

  1. (obsolete) The wolf, specifically the Siberian gray wolf Canis lupus.
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Usage notes[edit]

The word has now been rendered obsolete by 늑대 (neukdae), a word of unclear etymology first attested in the late nineteenth century.

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Yeogeo yuhae (譯語類解 / 역어유해), 1690, as Early Modern Korean 일의 (Yale: il.uy).

Noun[edit]

이리 (iri)

  1. milt (seminal fluid of fish)
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