낮다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as 다 (Yale: nocta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

낮다 (natda) (infinitive 낮아, sequential 낮으니)

  1. To be low (in height, in value)
    • 낮은 울타리najeun ultari ― a low fence
    • 합격 가능성이 낮다.
      Hapgyeok ganeungseong-i natda.
      The chance of passing the examination is low.
    • 올해 물가지수가 작년에 비해 낮은 편이다.
      Olhae mulgajisuga jangnyeone bihae najeun pyeonida.
      This year the price index is lower than last year.

Antonyms[edit]

  • 높다 (nopda, “to be high”)

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