심다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 시므다 (Yale: simuta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɕʰiːmt͈a̠]

IPA(key) [ˈɕʰiːmt͈a̠]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR simda
RR (translit.) simda
MC simta
Yale sīmqta

Verb[edit]

심다 (simda) (infinitive 심어, sequential 심으니)

  1. To plant, sow (seed or plants)
    정원에 사과나무를 심다jeong-wone sagwanamureul simdato plant an apple tree in a garden
  2. To plant, implant, instill, inculcate (a thought or a sentiment)
    나는 학생들에게 올바른 사상을 심어 주려고 했다.
    Naneun haksaengdeurege olbareun sasang-eul simeo juryeogo haetda.
    I tried to inculcate a right thought in [my] student.
  3. To plant (a person) secretly as a spy

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Usage notes[edit]

If in which objects or ideas are planted is people, this word usually is used with 주다 (juda, “to give”). And if where objects are planted is a place, it usally used with 놓다 (nota, “to set”).

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Synonyms[edit]

  • 뿌리다 (ppurida, “to seed, to disperse”)

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