Korean Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

(sal-, to live) + (-ri-, causative suffix) + (-da, suffix conventionally given for citation forms).

First attested in the eighteenth century as a newly derived causative form of 살다 (salda, to live), displacing the Middle Korean causative verbs 살이〮다〮 (Yale: sàlGí-tá, “to cause to reside at a place”) and 사ᄅᆞ다〮 (Yale: sàlò-tá, “to bring to life; to rescue”).

Pronunciation Edit

Revised Romanization?sallida
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sallida
Yale Romanization?sallita

Verb Edit

Korean verb set
Base 살다 (salda)
Causative살리다 (sallida)

살리다 (sallida) (infinitive 살려 or 살리어, sequential 살리니)

  1. (transitive) causative of 살다 (salda, to live)
    1. to save, to rescue, to revive; to bring (back) to life; to spare (a life)
      Antonym: 죽이다 (jugida)
    2. to show or bring out (features (colour, taste, texture, etc.), character, etc.); to give life to (e.g. a drawing)
      Antonym: 죽이다 (jugida)
    3. to make use of (one's strength, experience, etc.)
    4. (chiefly as 먹여 살리다) to feed; to support (family, etc.)
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Etymology 2 Edit

Of native Korean origin.

Verb Edit

살리다 (sallida) (infinitive 살려 or 살리어, sequential 살리니)

  1. (transitive, Pyongan) Synonym of 시집보내다 (sijipbonaeda, to marry off one's child)