고르다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ko̞ɾɯda̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? goreuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? goleuda
McCune–Reischauer? korŭda
Yale Romanization? koluta

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

고르다 (goreuda) (infinitive 골라, sequential 고르니)

  1. to pick; to select; to choose
    빨리 골라~ 시간 없어. 
    Ppalli golla~ sigan eopseo.
    Hurry up and pick. We don't have time.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

고르다 (goreuda) (infinitive 골라, sequential 고르니)

  1. (to be) level; (to be) uniform
    그는 이가 참 고르다. 
    Geuneun iga cham goreuda.
    He has very straight teeth.
    좌우 높이가 고르게 형성되어 있다. 
    Jwau nopiga goreuge hyeongseongdoeeo itda.
    The left and right heights are evenly formed.
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