KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Chemical element
Cu
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First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 구리〮 (Yale: kwùlí).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?guri
Revised Romanization (translit.)?guli
McCune–Reischauer?kuri
Yale Romanization?kwuli

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 리의 / 리에 / 리까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

NounEdit

구리 (guri)

  1. copper
    Synonym: 동(銅) (dong)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

NounEdit

구리 (guri)

  1. Short for 구렁이 (gureong-i, large snake).