처럼

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Sohak eonhae (小學諺解 / 소학언해), 1585, as 톄로 (Yale: thyeylwo). From Sino-Korean (tye, “manner, way”, ) and the postposition ― (ro, “in ..., by ...”).

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처럼 (cheoreom)

  1. like, as, as if
    이전처럼 Like before
    형제 처럼 Like brothers.
    개미 처럼 부지런하다. As hardworking as an ant.
    내일 죽을것처럼 살아라. Live as if you will die tomorrow.
    나비처럼 날아서 벌처럼 쏘다. (Nabi cheoreom naraseo beol cheoreom ssoda) Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee.