쓰다

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Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

쓰다 (sseuda) (infinitive , sequential 쓰니)

  1. (to be) bitter
    • sseun yakbitter medicine
    • 맛이 쓰다.
      Masi sseuda.
      The flavor is bitter.
    • 몸에 좋은 약은 쓰다.
      Mome jo-eun yageun sseuda.
      (Proverb) Medicine that is good for the body is bitter.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

쓰다 (sseuda) (infinitive , sequential 쓰니)

  1. to write
    • 소설을 쓰다soseoreul sseudato write a novel
    • 연필로 쓰다yeonpillo sseudato write with a pencil
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Etymology 3[edit]

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쓰다 (sseuda) (infinitive , sequential 쓰니)

  1. to use
    • 컴퓨터를 쓰다keompyuteoreul sseudato use a computer.
    • 돈을 많이 쓰다doneul mani sseudato use [spend] a lot of money
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Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

쓰다 (sseuda) (infinitive , sequential 쓰니)

  1. to wear (on the head); to place on or above the head
    • 모자를 쓰다mojareul sseudato wear a hat
    • 우산을 쓰다usaneul sseudato put up an umbrella
  2. to be accused of, to be suspected of
    • 강도 혐의를 쓰다gangdo hyeomuireul sseudato be suspected of robbery
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