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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 눕다 (Yale: nwupta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈnuːp̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? nupda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nubda
McCune–Reischauer? nupta
Yale Romanization? nwūpqta

VerbEdit

눕다 (nupda) (irregular, infinitive 누워, sequential 누우니)

  1. to lie down (on the back)
    나는 침대에 누워 베개와 이불을 덮었다. 
    Naneun chimdaee nuwo begaewa ibureul deopeotda.
    I lay on the bed, put my head on the pillow, and covered myself with a blanket.

ConjugationEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • 엎드리다 (eopdeurida, “to lie down (on the belly)”)
  • 굽슬다 (gupseulda, “to lie down (on the belly)”) (obsolete)

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