그릇되다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

그릇 (geureut, “falsely, wrongly”) + 되다 (doeda, “to become”)

VerbEdit

그릇되다 (geureutdoeda) (infinitive 그릇돼 or 그릇되어, sequential 그릇되니)

  1. to become wrong (immoral); to become false; to become bad (a bad action, habit)
    Usually be translated with "be" instead of "become".
    • 남을 속이는 일은 그릇된 짓이다.
      Nameul sogineun ireun geureut-doein jis-ida.
      Deceiving people is wrong.

Related termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • 틀리다 (teullida)
  • 어긋나다 (eogeunnada)
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 11:19