얻다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 얻다 (Yale: et.ta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

얻다 (eotda) (infinitive 얻어, sequential 얻으니)

  1. to get, to receive, to obtain, to have (an object)
  2. to borrow
  3. to win (someone's heart), to receive (criticism, praise, reputation)
  4. to get sick
  5. to rent
  6. obtain the right or property
  7. to hire a worker
  8. take a son-in-low or daughter-in-law, to win possession of a mate, to have a baby

Conjugation[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 받다 (batda, “to receive”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

얻다 (eotda)

  1. An abbreviation of 어디에다 (eodieda).