Last modified on 28 July 2014, at 12:50

Character  리 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+B9AC
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry f-l

KoreanEdit



릿

릐 ←

마 →

Etymology 1Edit

SyllableEdit

(transliterations: RR ri, RRT , McCune–Reischauer ri, Yale li)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Derivational suffixEdit

(ri)

  1. a suffix deriving a passive verb.
    • 그가 가방. (Geuga gabang-eul deunda., “He carries a bag.”) → 가방이 그에게 들린. (Gabang-i geuege deullinda., “The bag is carried by him.”)

Derivational suffixEdit

(ri)

  1. a suffix deriving a causative verb.
    • 그가 가방. (Geuga gabang-eul deunda., “He carries a bag.”) → 그녀가 그에게 가방들린. (Geunyeoga geuege gabang-eul deullinda., “She makes him carry the bag.”)

Etymology 3Edit

Inflectional suffixEdit

(-ri-)

  1. (obsolete) I guess sb will ...
    • 그는 벌써 저녁었으라. (He might have had dinner already.)
  2. (obsolete) I/We will ...

Inflectional suffixEdit

(-ri)

  1. (obsolete) I guess sb will ...
  2. (obsolete) I/We will ...
  3. (obsolete) How on earth will I/we ...?

Usage notesEdit

Suffix -ri- is followed only by specific suffixes, including -da, -ra, -ni, -nira, therefore making combined suffixes like -rida, -rira, -rini, -rinira.

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

(ri) (hanja )

  1. (dependent) reason, logic, (with negation) even the slightest possibility
    • 그럴 없다! (Geureol riga eopda!, “That can't be true!”)
    • 주인공 느냐? (Ju-in-gong-i jugeul riga itgenneunya?, “Do you think the main character can ever die?”)

NounEdit

(ri) (hanja )

  1. A village.
    (Administrative divisions of South Korea) (ri), (dong), (myeon), (eup), (gu), (gun), (si), (do)
  2. (unit) [[Li] (0.393 kilometers).

Proper nounEdit

(Ri) (hanja )

Hanja in this word
  1. The second most common Korean surname - the North Korean spelling.
Usage notesEdit
  • Most commonly romanized as Lee. Other romanizations include Li, Yi, Ri, and Rhee. Due to the phonology of the South Korean, the spelling (i) is used in South Korea.

Derivational suffixEdit

- (ri) (hanja 裡, 裏)

  1. in the center of
Derived termsEdit