U+ADC0, 귀
HANGUL SYLLABLE GWI
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궿
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궤 ←→ 규

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 귀〮 (Yale: kwúy).

 
(gwi, “ear”)

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gwi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gwi
McCune–Reischauer?kwi
Yale Romanization?kwi
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 에 /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable, unless it is 에.

NounEdit

(gwi)

  1. ear, auricle
    듣고 다른 흘리다.
    Han gwiro deutgo dareun gwiro heullida.
    To go in one ear and out the other.
    읽기
    soegwie gyeong ilgi
    As useless as reciting a sutra to the ears of a cow.
    걸면 ()고리, 걸면 ()고리.
    Gwie geolmyeon gwi(et)gori, ko-e geolmyeon ko(et)gori.
    As indiscreet as applying a ring to the ear and to the nose alike.
  2. spout, lip (for pouring)
  3. corner, edge, protrusion
  4. eye of a needle
Derived termsEdit
  • 귀걸이 (gwigeori, “earring”)
  • 귀때 (gwittae, “spout”)
  • 귓가 (gwitga, “outer ear; pinna”)
  • 귓구멍 (gwitgumeong, “ear canal”)
  • 귓바퀴 (gwitbakwi, “auricle”)
  • 귓밥 (gwitbap, “thickness of the earlobe”)
  • 귓병 (gwitbyeong, “earache”)
  • 귓불 (gwitbul, “earlobe”)
  • 귓속 (gwitsok, “inner ear”)
  • 귓전 (gwitjeon, “outer ear”)
  • 귓집 (gwitjip, “earflap”)
  • 말귀 (malgwi, “ear, understanding”)
  • 바늘귀 (baneulgwi, “eye of a needle”)
  • 쇠귀 (soegwi, “cow's ear”)
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(gwi)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC kʉiH))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC kʉi))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC kʉiX))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɡɨo, kəu, kɨoH, kəuH))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC kˠiuɪX))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC kˠiuᴇX))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC kˠiuɪ))
  8. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
  9. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: (MC kəu, kəuH))
  10. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC kˠiuᴇiH))
  12. :
    (MC reading: )

Middle KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

귀〮 (kwúy) (locative 귀예〮 (kwùy-yéy))

  1. ear

DescendantsEdit

  • Korean: (gwi)