드시다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

들— (deul-, “to enter”), with (-si) honorific infix.

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Particularly: “How did the intransitve sense of to enter become the transitive senses of to drink, to eat? Was the original meaning more a of transitive sense, like to put one thing inside another?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

드시다 (deusida) (infinitive 드셔 or 드시어, sequential 드시니)

  1. (honorific) to drink: Honorific of 마시다.
    맛있는 차가 없는데 커피라도 드시겠어요?
    Madinneun chaga eomneunde keopirado deusigesseoyo?
    Would you like to drink coffee or something, since we don't have any good tea?
  2. (honorific) to eat: Honorific of 먹다.
    볼가심으로 하나 드시겠습니까?
    Bolgasimeuro hana deusigetseumnikka?
    Would you like one of these to tide your hunger over?

Conjugation[edit]