오다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

오다 (oda) (infinitive , sequential 오니)

  1. To come
    파티에서 와서 고마워.
    Pati-eseo waseo gomawo.
    Thanks for coming to the party.
  2. (of rain, snow etc) to fall
    비가 온다.
    Bi-ga onda.
    It's raining. (Literally, "Rain comes.")

Conjugation[edit]

오다 (oda) has two forms for the 해라체 (haerache, “plain”) imperative. The blunt form is regular: 와라 (wara, “come!”). The less blunt form is irregular: 오너라 (oneora, “(please) come!”). Other verbs with the irregular non-blunt form are 일어나다 (ireonada, “to get up”), 자라다 (jarada, “to grow”), 자다 (jada, “to sleep”), 가다 (gada, “to go”), and compound verbs ending in 가다 (gada).