가지다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 가지다 (Yale: kacita). Possibly borrowed from Manchu ᡤᠠᠵᡳᠮᠪᡳ (gajimbi, to bring).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka̠d͡ʑida̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? gajida
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gajida
McCune–Reischauer? kajida
Yale Romanization? kacita
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Verb[edit]

가지다 (gajida) (infinitive 가져 or 가지어, sequential 가지니)

  1. to have, possess
    왜 세계지도를 가지고 있지? 
    Wae segyejidoreul gajigo itji?
    Why do you have a map of the world?
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
  2. to hold or bear a specific attitude or idea
  3. to bear or conceive a child

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

abbreviation
  • 갖다 (gatda, “to hold, to have”)

See also[edit]

  • 있다 (itda, “to be, to have”)