맞다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

맞다 (matda) (infinitive 맞아, sequential 맞으니)

  1. (to agree, to suit)
    1. to be correct, right
      네 말이 맞는다ne mar-i manneunda — You are right.
    2. to suit (one's liking), to meet (one's wishes)
    3. to agree (with), to be consistent (with)
    4. to be in harmony (with), to be in tune (with)
    5. to hit (the mark), to prove to be right
  2. (to meet)
    1. to meet (someone); to greet (a person, the New Year, a celebration)
    2. to take (a wife), to engage, to invite
  3. (to get, to suffer)
    1. to get a blow, to be struck
    2. to be caught in (rain, illness)
    3. to encounter (difficulty), to come across
    4. to get (an injection), to get (a mark, a rating)

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Suffix[edit]

맞다 (matda)

  1. to be in a certain way, to have a certain appearance

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