푸르다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as 프르다 (Yale: puluta). Derived from (pul, “grass”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

푸르다 ‎(pureuda) ‎(infinitive 푸르러, sequential 푸르니)

  1. (to be) blue; (to be) green
    푸른 하늘‎ ― pureun haneulazure sky
  2. (to be) fresh

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • 파랗다 (parata, “to be blue; green”)
  • (, cheong, “blue; green”)
  • (, nok, “green; rust”)

Derived terms[edit]

  • 검푸르다 (geompureuda, “to be black and blue”)
  • 푸르스름하다 (pureuseureumhada, “to be bluish; greenish”)
  • 푸릇푸릇하다 (pureutpureuthada, “to be bluish”)
  • 푸성귀 (puseonggwi, “greens, vegetables”)
  • (put–, “green, fresh, unripe, inexperienced”)
  • 풋나기 (punnagi, “inexperienced person, amateur, beginner, novice”)
  • 풋내 (punnae, “smell of (unripe) greens”)