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EtymologyEdit

From 거스름 (geoseureum), verbal noun form of 거스르다 (geoseureuda, “to give somebody change”) + (don, “money”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[kʌ̹sʰɯɾɯmt͈o̞n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? geoseureumdon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geoseuleumdon
McCune–Reischauer? kŏsŭrŭmton
Yale Romanization? kesulumqton

NounEdit

거스름돈 (geoseureumdon)

  1. change (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination)

See alsoEdit

  • 잔돈 (jandon, “(small) change”)
  • 우수리 (usuri, “change; an odd sum”)