서투르다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly derived from 설— (seol-, “raw, inexperienced”). Compare 서두르다 (seodureuda), 섣부르다 (seotbureuda).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʰɘːtʰuɾɯda̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? seotureuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? seotuleuda
McCune–Reischauer? sŏt'urŭda
Yale Romanization? sēthwuluta

Adjective[edit]

서투르다 (seotureuda) (infinitive 서툴러, sequential 서투르니)

  1. to be unskillful, inexperienced, unhandy
    서투른 도둑이 첫날밤에 들킨다.
    Seotureun dodugi cheonnalbame deulkinda.
    An unskillful thief will get caught on their first day. (saying)
  2. to be unfamiliar, to be unaccustomed, to feel ill at ease
  3. (usually in the adverbial or present determiner form) to be rash and careless (in a task)

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