매다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

매다 (maeda) (infinitive or 매어, sequential 매니)

  1. To bind, fasten, tie, hang
Synonyms[edit]
  • 묶다 (mukda, “to bind”)
Antonyms[edit]
  • 풀다 (pulda, “to unbind; unfasten”)

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Bullyu dugong busi eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as ᄆᆡ다 (Yale: moyta).

Verb[edit]

매다 (maeda) (infinitive or 매어, sequential 매니)

  1. To weed (unwanted grasses out of a cultivated area).
Derived terms[edit]