보이다

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Korean[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 뵈다 (Yale: poyta). From 보다 (boda, “to see”), with the passive/causative suffix -이 attached to the stem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

보이다 (boida) (infinitive 보여 or 보이어, sequential 보이니)

  1. to be seen, to be shown
  2. to show, to cause to see

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