Univerbation of ㅅ (-s-, “'s”, genitive particle) + 거 (geo, “thing”). See -ㅅ-#Usage notes for an explanation of this form.
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||kkeo|
꺼 • (kkeo)
- (spelling proscribed) Possessed form of 거 (geo, “thing, something”); something from, something of, something which belongs to someone
내 꺼야, 내놔.
- Nae kkeo-ya, naenwa.
- That's mine, give it back.
일본 꺼를 사면 좋은 게 뭐야?
- ilbon kkeo-reul samyeon jo'eun ge mwo-ya?
- What's the point of buying something from Japan?
- The pronunciation is theoretically proscribed, but in practice almost unanimously used.
- The spelling 꺼 (kkeo) is widely considered incorrect. The word should always be written as 거 (geo), regardless of the actual pronunciation.