Korean edit

Etymology edit

Of native Korean origin. From Middle Korean 굴허ᇰ〮 (Yale: kwùlhéng, “pit; gully; alley”)

Pronunciation edit

Revised Romanization?gureong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?guleong
Yale Romanization?kwuleng

Noun edit

구렁 (gureong)

  1. hole, pit, hollow, cavity (depression in the ground)
    Synonym: 구학(溝壑) (guhak)
    구렁 빠지다gureong-e ppajidato fall into a pit
  2. (figurative) abyss, nadir, depths

Derived terms edit

See also edit

  • (hak), hanja with which the word is traditionally glossed