Korean: Five kinds of 'open' verbs | 열다、뚫다、뜨다、터주다、켜다


This time we will learn the Korean word for 'open'. The verb 'open' is used in a variety of ways, so there is more than one verb. Here are five kinds of 열다, 뚫다, 뜨다, 터주다, and 켜다. Let's take a look at the verbs for 'open'.

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This time we will learn the Korean word for "open". The verb "open" is used in a variety of ways, so there is more than one verb. Here are five kinds of 열다, 뚫다, 뜨다, 터주다, and 켜다. Let's take a look at the verbs for "open".

1. ~을/를 열다

All open doors, windows, open books, etc. can be used.

열다 = open

prototype해요-type합니다-type
열다열어요엽니다
문을 여십시오!

Open the door!

뚜껑을 열 수 없다.

The lid cannot be opened.

2. ~을/를 뚫다

뚫다 means to break through, to open up. It can be used when digging a hole or breaking through a difficult situation.

뚫다 = break through, open up

prototype해요-type합니다-type
뚫다뚫어요뚫습니다
구멍을 뚫다.

Drill a hole.

3. ~을/를 뜨다

뜨다 has many meanings, but when used together with eyes, it can mean "open eyes".

뜨다 = open eyes

prototype해요-type합니다-type
뜨다떠요뜹니다
눈을 떠요.

open eyes

4. ~을/를 터주다

It means "open the road", "open the way".

터주다 = open the road, open the way

prototype해요-type합니다-type
터주다터줘요터줍니다
길을 터주세요.

Please open the way.

5. ~을/를 켜다

If you turn on the lights, TV, or air conditioner, you can use 켜다.

켜다 = Start electrical appliances

prototype해요-type합니다-type
켜다켜요켭니다
냉방을 켜고 싶어.

I want to turn on the air conditioner.

전등을 켜세요.

Turn on the light.

TV를 켜주세요.

Turn on the TV.

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