눕다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnuːp̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? nupda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nubda
McCune–Reischauer? nupta
Yale Romanization? nwūpqta

Verb[edit]

눕다 (nupda) (irregular, infinitive 누워, sequential 누우니)

  1. to lie down (on the back)
    나는 침대에 누워 베개와 이불을 덮었다. 
    Naneun chimdaee nuwo begaewa ibureul deopeotda.
    I lay on the bed, put my head on the pillow, and covered myself with a quilt.

Conjugation[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • 엎드리다 (eopdeurida, “to lie down (on the belly)”)
  • 굽슬다 (gupseulda, “to lie down (on the belly)”) (obsolete)

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