미안하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 미안 (mian, “shame”, 未安) and the native Korean adjective 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

미안하다 (mianhada) (infinitive 미안해 or 미안하여, sequential 미안하니)

  1. To be ashamed of oneself.
  2. To be sorry.

Conjugation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

미안하다 (mianhada)

  1. I'm sorry (in addressing a person of low status, reflecting a minor infraction)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often shortened to 미안 (mian, “sorry!”)