익히다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Causative form of 익다 (ikda, “to ripen”). First attested in the Neungeomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as 니기다 (Yale: nikita).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

익히다 (ikhida) (infinitive 익혀 or 익히어, sequential 익히니)

  1. To become habituated to something.
  2. To ripen something.
  3. To cook something through.

See also[edit]

  • 이기다 (igida, “to prevail”)
  • 익히 (ikhi, “accustomed through repetition”)

Conjugation[edit]