쓸다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[s͈ɯɭda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? sseulda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sseulda
McCune–Reischauer? ssŭlda
Yale Romanization? ssulta

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean ᄡᅳᆯ다 (Yale: psulta).

Verb[edit]

쓸다 (sseulda) (infinitive 쓸어, sequential 쓰니)

  1. to sweep
    • 마루를 쓸다  ― marureul sseuldato sweep the floor
    • 김 노인은 아침마다 골목을 쓴다. 
      Gim noineun achimmada golmogeul sseunda.
      Mr. Kim sweeps the alley every morning.
  2. to spread, to be prevalent
    • 전염병이 전국을 쓸었다. 
      Jeonyeombyeong-i jeon-gugeul sseureotda.
      An epidemic swept all over the country.
  3. to sweep away, to clean out, to make an end of
  4. to sweep the game board, to make a clear sweep
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  • (bi, “broom”)
  • (sol, “brush”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

쓸다 (sseulda) (infinitive 쓸어, sequential 쓰니)

  1. to file; to rasp (off/away)
    • 줄로 쓸어서 반드럽게 하다 
      jullo sseureoseo bandeureopge hada
      to file smooth
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