거스르다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 거슬다 (Yale: kesulta)., Also attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 거슬ᄧᅳ다 (Yale: kesul.pcuta).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geoseureuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geoseuleuda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏsŭrŭda
Yale Romanization?kesuluta

VerbEdit

거스르다 (geoseureuda) (infinitive 거슬러, sequential 거스르니)

  1. to disobey, to defy, to go against
  2. to go upstream
  3. to go back (time)
  4. to annoy someone

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • 거스러지다 (geoseureojida, “(hair or fur) growing unmanageably, to have rough temper ”)
  • 거슬리다 (geoseullida, “to be irritating; to get on one's nerves”)

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-05-27), “거스르다”, in 표준국어대사전[1]