읽다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 닑다 (Yale: nilkta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

읽다 (ikda) (infinitive 읽어, sequential 읽으니)

  1. to read

Usage notes[edit]

As with other instances of final , the pronunciation of the verb stem 읽 (ilk) changes when it is conjugated with an ending that begins with the initial (g):

  • ikda ― to read
  • 고있다ilgoitda ― to be reading

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