예쁘다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 어엿브다 (Yale: eyesputa). Original meaning was “pitiful”. Compare the related 어여쁘다 (eoyeoppeuda, “pretty, lovely”) and 이쁘다 (ippeuda, “beautiful”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈje̞ːp͈ɯda̠]

IPA(key) [ˈje̞ːp͈ɯda̠]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR yeppeuda
RR (translit.) yeppeuda
MC yeppŭda
Yale yēypputa

Adjective[edit]

예쁘다 (yeppeuda) (infinitive 예뻐, sequential 예쁘니)

  1. to be pretty, lovely, beautiful

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