맞추다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Sinjeonjachwi yeomsobang eonhae (新傳煮取焰硝方諺解 / 신전자취염소방언해), 1635, as 마초다 (Yale: machwota). Equivalent to 맞— (mat-, “to fit, to match”) + (-chu-, “causative suffix”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma̠t̚t͡ɕʰuda̠/
  • Phonetic hangul: 맏추다

Verb[edit]

맞추다 (matchuda) (infinitive 맞추어 or 맞춰, sequential 맞추니)

  1. (causative) to set, adjust, to tune, to adapt
    몸을 옷에 맞추세요!
    Mom-eul os-e matchuseyo!
    Adapt the body to a suit (which may not fit you)!

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Related terms[edit]

  • 맞다 (matda, “to match, to fit”)