끊다

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 긏다 (Yale: kuchta).

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Verb[edit]

끊다 (kkeunta) (infinitive 끊어, sequential 끊으니)

  1. to cut, to sever
  2. (figuratively) to cut off, to break off, to shut off, to turn off, to intercept
  3. to pause, to stop, to hang up
  4. to punctuate
  5. to give up (a habit), to abstain from
  6. (목숨을) to kill
  7. to buy
  8. to issue, to write out

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