간단하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From 간단 (簡單, gandan, “simplicity”) and the native Korean adjective 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka̠nda̠nɦa̠da̠/
  • Phonetic hangul: 간단하다

Adjective[edit]

간단하다 (gandanhada) (infinitive 간단해 or 간단하여, sequential 간단하니)

  1. To be simple or straightforward.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From 간단 (間斷, gandan, “brief pause”) and the native Korean verb 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka̠ːnda̠nɦa̠da̠/
  • Phonetic hangul: 간:단하다

Verb[edit]

간단하다 (gandanhada) (infinitive 간단해 or 간단하여, sequential 간단하니)

  1. To pause briefly.
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