KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gori
Revised Romanization (translit.)?goli
McCune–Reischauer?kori
Yale Romanization?koli

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 골회〮 (Yale: kwòlhwóy).

Compare Japanese 凝る, 梱る (koru, to bind together with rope or twine); , 行李 (kori, a bale; something bound together with rope or twine); 繰り (kuri, winding, reeling, rolling up, as onto a spool).

NounEdit

고리 (gori)

  1. ring; loop
  2. link
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See alsoEdit
  • 걸다 (geolda, “to hang”)

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin. Compare Japanese 行李, (kōri, wicker container).

NounEdit

고리 (gori)

  1. wicker, willow twig
Derived termsEdit
  • 고리짝 (gorijjak, “wickerwork (especially, wicker trunk or casket)”)
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Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from 高利, from (high) + (profit)

NounEdit

고리 (gori) (hanja 高利)

  1. high interest (rate)
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