들다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 들다 (Yale: tulta).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

들다 (deulda) (infinitive 들어, sequential 드니)

  1. to enter, to infiltrate
  2. to cost (money, effort, etc.)
  3. to join an organization
  4. (auxiliary verb) to actively strive to do
  5. to stop raining
    날이 들었다.
    Nar-i deureotda.
    It stopped raining.
  6. to grow older; to age
    나이가 들면 지혜가 생긴다.
    Nai-ga deul-myeon jihye-ga saengginda.
    With aging comes wisdom.
  7. to hold; to carry
  8. to raise; to lift
  9. to eat; to drink

Conjugation[edit]