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원래

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Korean

Etymology 1

Sino-Korean word from (“first, origin”) and (“come, return”)

Pronunciation

Adverb

원래 (wollae, hanja 元來)

  1. originally
    원래대로 (wollaedaero) — “back (to the previous state)”
Synonyms
  • 본래 (bollae, 本來)

Etymology 2

Sino-Korean word from (“distant, remote, far”) and (“come”)

Pronunciation

Noun

원래 (wollae, hanja 遠來)

  1. a distant origin
Derived terms
  • 원래하다 (wollaehada, “to come from a distant place”, 遠來하다)

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