고르다

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?goreuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?goleuda
McCune–Reischauer?korŭda
Yale Romanization?koluta

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 골오다 (Yale: kwolGwota).

VerbEdit

고르다 (goreuda) (infinitive 골라, sequential 고르니)

  1. to choose, to pick out
    빨리 골라! 시간 없어.
    Ppalli golla! Sigan eopseo.
    Hurry up and pick. We don't have time.
    올바른 고르십시오.
    Olbareun dabeul goreusipsio.
    Please select the correct answer.
    Synonym: 선택(選擇)하다 (seontaekhada)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 고ᄅᆞ다 (Yale: kwolota).

VerbEdit

고르다 (goreuda) (infinitive 골라, sequential 고르니)

  1. to smoothen, to make sth. even
    고르다.
    Ttang-eul goreuda.
    to make the ground even.
  2. to clear one's throat
    목소리 골라서 노래 불렀어요.
    Moksorireul gollaseo noraereul bulleosseoyo.
    She cleared her throat and sang a song.
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ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

고르다 (goreuda) (infinitive 골라, sequential 고르니)

  1. to be even, equal; to be straight (of teeth)
    고르다.
    Geuneun iga cham goreuda.
    He has very straight teeth.
    좌우 높이 고르게 형성되어 있다.
    Jwau nopiga goreuge hyeongseongdoeeo itda.
    The left and right heights are evenly formed.
  2. to be regular, unfluctuating
    고른 날씨
    goreun nalssi
    unfluctuating weather
ConjugationEdit