밝히다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. From 밝다 (bakda, “to be bright”)

Verb[edit]

밝히다 (balkida) (infinitive 밝혀 or 밝히어, sequential 밝히니)

  1. to make bright, light up, brighten, illuminate
    • 밤을 밝히다
      bam-eul balkhida
      to sit up at night
  2. to make clear, reveal, disclose, uncover
  3. to remain awake, sit up at night
  4. to indulge in, give oneself up to

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Derived terms[edit]

  • 밝혀지다 (balkyeojida, “to be discovered, revealed”)
  • 밝혀내다 (balkyeonaeda, “discover something in question”)

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