KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 蹂躪 (trampling).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?yurin
Revised Romanization (translit.)?yulin
McCune–Reischauer?yurin
Yale Romanization?yulin

NounEdit

유린 (yurin) (hanja 蹂躪/蹂躙/蹂蹸)

  1. violation; flagrant violation; terrible violation (of human rights, etc.)
    예멘에서 자행되는 인권 유린 아야 합니다.
    Yemeneseo jahaengdoeneun in'gwon yurineul magaya hamnida.
    We must stop the human rights violations that are being committed in Yemen.
    Synonym: 침해(侵害) (chimhae)
  2. (figuratively) violation, rape
    Synonym: 겁탈(劫奪) (geoptal)
  3. (figuratively, sex) wild, unrestrained touching or fondling

Derived termsEdit