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KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[iɾi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? iri
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ili
McCune–Reischauer? iri
Yale Romanization? ili

Etymology 1Edit

Of native Korean origin.

AdverbEdit

이리 (iri)

  1. To this place, hither, here
  2. In this way, like this, so
SynonymsEdit
Coordinate termsEdit
with respect to the dialogue partner
Derived termsEdit
  • 이리저리 (irijeori): here and there; one way after another
Related termsEdit

  • 여기 (yeogi)(-로/-에서) (yeogi(-ro/-eseo)) here (to/in this place)
  • 저기 (jeogi)(-로/-에서) (jeogi(-ro/-eseo)) thither, there (to/in that place)
  • 거기 (geogi)(-로/-에서) (geogi(-ro/-eseo)) thither, there (to/in that place of the dialogue partner)
See alsoEdit

  • 이곳 (igot)(-으로/-에서) (i-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In this place
  • 저곳 (jeogot)(-으로/-에서) (jeo-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In that place
  • 그곳 (geugot)(-으로/-에서) (geu-gos(-euro/-eseo)) To/In that place of the dialogue partner
  • 어디 (eodi)(-로/-에서) (eodi(-ro/-eseo)) To/In what place, where, whither

Etymology 2Edit

 
이리 (iri, “gray wolf”).

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

NounEdit

이리 (iri)

  1. The wolf, specifically the Siberian gray wolf Canis lupus.
SynonymsEdit
Coordinate termsEdit
  • 늑대 (neukdae, “wolf”) (often specifically Canis lupus coreanus or Canis lupus chanco)
  • 승냥이 (seungnyang-i, “dhole”)

Etymology 3Edit

First attested in the Yeogeo yuhae (譯語類解 / 역어유해), 1690, as Middle Korean 일의 (Yale: il.uy).

NounEdit

이리 (iri)

  1. milt (seminal fluid of fish)
SynonymsEdit