KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 그듸 (Yale: kùtùy), originally equivalent to (Yale: ku, "that/there", i.e. the direction of the addressee) + (Yale: tuy, "place").

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geudae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geudae
McCune–Reischauer?kŭdae
Yale Romanization?kutay

PronounEdit

그대 (geudae)

  1. (poetic, literary, formal) you, thou