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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 겨집 (Yale: kyecip). Derived from *겨― ("to be at; to stay", whence also 계시— (gyesi-)) + (jip, “home”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈkje̞ːd͡ʑip̚] ~ [ˈke̞ːd͡ʑip̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:/:]
Revised Romanization? gyejip
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gyejib
McCune–Reischauer? kyejip
Yale Romanization? kyēycip

NounEdit

계집 (gyejip)

  1. (disrespectful or archaic) woman, girl
  2. (disrespectful or archaic) wife

Derived termsEdit