벼르다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Gyechuk ilgi (癸丑日記 / 계축일기), c. 1600 , as Early Modern Korean 벼ᄅᆞ다 (Yale: pyelota).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?byeoreuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?byeoleuda
McCune–Reischauer?pyŏrŭda
Yale Romanization?pyeluta

VerbEdit

벼르다 (byeoreuda) (infinitive 별러, sequential 벼르니)

  1. (transitive) to look out for an opportunity (for), to wait in preparation (for)
    적군 기회 벼르고 있다.
    Jeokgun-eun gihoe-reul byeoreugo itda.
    The enemy army is looking out for an opportunity.
    치욕 씻을 벼르고 있다.
    Chiyog-eul ssiseul nal-man-eul byeoreugo itda.
    They wait in preparation only for the day when they will avenge their humiliation.

ConjugationEdit