지다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in the Worin seokbo, 1459, as 지다.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

지다 (jida) (infinitive or 지어, sequential 지니)

  1. to carry on one's back; to put behind oneself
  2. to lose; to become defeated

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 지으다 (jieuda, “to cause someone to carry on the back, to defeat”)
  • 꺾어지다 (kkeokkeojida, “to break, snap (intransitive)”)
  • 넘어지다 (neomeojida, “to fall, collapse”)
  • 부러지다 (bureojida, “to break”)
  • 쓰러지다 (sseureojida, “to fall, collapse”)

References[edit]

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