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First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459 as Middle Korean 거출다 (kechulta), from Old Korean 居柒 (*kechil-) (cf. 東萊郡("Dongnae County", lit. east wasteland county) equated with 居柒山郡("Geochilsan County"), and 荒宗("Hwangjong", lit. uncultivated ancestry) another name of 居柒夫("Geochilbu, name of a Silla noble"), from Samguk sagi). [1]


  • IPA(key)[kʌ̹t͡ɕʰiɭda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? geochilda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geochilda
McCune–Reischauer? kŏch'ilda
Yale Romanization? kechilta


거칠다 (geochilda) (infinitive 거칠어, sequential 거치니)

  1. to be rough or coarse in texture
  2. to be rough or coarse in manner
  3. (of a landscape or seascape) to be wild or desolate


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ “『三国史記』記載の新羅の地名・人名等より見た古代新羅語の考察 (On the Ancient Language of Shiragi as Reflected in Shiragi Place- and Personal Names in The Sangokushiki)”, in 文藝言語研究. 言語篇 5[1], March 1981, page 52-53