가늘다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as ᄀᆞᄂᆞᆯ다 (Yale: konolta).

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Adjective[edit]

가늘다 ‎(ganeulda) ‎(infinitive 가늘어, sequential 가느니)

  1. thin, slender (of something long and thin, like a thread or a stick)
  2. weak, soft (of a voice or sound)
    • 가는 목소리‎ ― ganeun moksorisoft voice

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See also[edit]

  • 얇다 (yalda, “thin (of something flat, like a book or a slice of meat)”)