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See also: 못하다

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(mot)

  1. nail, peg, spike
  2. callosity, callus, corn
  3. pond
See also[edit]
  • (neup, “marsh, morass, swamp, bog”)
  • (duk, “dike”)
  • 해자 (haeja, “moat”, 垓字)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(mot)

  1. cannot
    • 먹는 감 찔러나 본다.
      Mot meogneun gam jjilleona bonda.
      One may be ill-tempered to prick the persimmon that he cannot eat.
Derived terms[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
  • (jal, “well”)

Prefix[edit]

(mot)

  1. cannot; inability
    Used before a 동사 (dongsa, “verb”) to indicate inability.
    • 못하다
      mothada
      cannot do