뿌리다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 리다 (Yale: spulita). Compare (bi, “rain”), 붓다 (butda, “to pour; to sow (seed)”), 바다 (bada, “sea”), Nanai бира́ (river).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

뿌리다 (ppurida) (infinitive 뿌려 or 뿌리어, sequential 뿌리니)

  1. to sprinkle, to rain in sprinkles
  2. to scatter, to spray, to spread, to sprinkle
  3. to strew, to sow (seeds)
  4. to squander, to lavish

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • 모으다 (mo-euda, “to gather”)
  • 뭉치다 (mungchida, “to gather together, to conglomerate, to unite”)

Derived terms[edit]

  • 물뿌리다 (mulppurida, “to sprinkle, to spray (water)”)
  • 씨뿌리다 (ssippurida, “to strew or sow seeds, to disseminate”)
  • 흩뿌리다 (heutppurida, “to spray, to scatter, to disperse”)

Related terms[edit]

  • 뿔뿔이 (ppulppuri, “scatteringly, separately, dispersedly”)

See also[edit]