비추다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 비취다 (Yale: pichwita). Derived from (bit, “light”). Causatives: 비추이— (bichu-i-), 비취— (bichwi-). Cognate with 비치— (bichi-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[pit͡ɕʰuda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bichuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bichuda
McCune–Reischauer? pich'uda
Yale Romanization? pichwuta

Verb[edit]

비추다 (bichuda) (infinitive 비추어 or 비춰, sequential 비추니)

  1. to shine, to light up

Conjugation[edit]