일어나다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 니러나다.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

일어나다 (ireonada) (infinitive 일어나, sequential 일어나니)

  1. to get up
  2. to occur; to happen

Conjugation[edit]

일어나다 (ireonada) has two forms for the 해라체 (haerache, “plain”) imperative. The blunt form is regular: 일어나라 (ireonara, “get up!”). The less blunt form is irregular: 일어나거라 (ireonageora, “arise!”). Other verbs with the irregular non-blunt form are 자다 (jada, “to sleep”), 자라다 (jarada, “to grow”), 가다 (gada, “to go”), and compound verbs ending in 가다 (gada).

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "일어나다 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-06-03.