KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 플다 (Yale: phulta).

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? pulda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? pulda
McCune–Reischauer? p'ulda
Yale Romanization? phulta

VerbEdit

풀다 (pulda) (infinitive 풀어, sequential 푸니)

  1. to untie
  2. to loosen up
  3. to solve
    난 실용적이라기보다는 이론적으로 그 문제를 풀었다.
    Nan siryongjeogiragibodaneun ironjeogeuro geu munjereul pureotda.
    I solved the problem theoretically rather than practically.

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