가하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

가(加) (ga) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving active verbs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gahada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gahada
McCune–Reischauer?kahada
Yale Romanization?kahata

Verb[edit]

가하다 (gahada) (infinitive 가해 or 가하여, sequential 가하니, hanja 加하다) (transitive)

  1. to add; to increase
    속도 가하다sokdo-reul ga-hadato gather speed
    가하다yeor-eul ga-hadato add heat
  2. to give; to apply
    제재 가하다jejae-reul ga-hadato impose sanctions
    압력 가하다amnyeog-eul ga-hadato apply pressure
    아군 적군에게 결정적 타격 가했다.
    Agun-eun jeokgun-ege gyeoljeongjeog-in tagyeog-eul ga-haetda.
    Our army has struck the decisive blow to the enemy.
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

가(可) (ga) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving adjectives).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈka̠(ː)ɦa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gahada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gahada
McCune–Reischauer?kahada
Yale Romanization?kāhata

Adjective[edit]

가하다 (gahada) (infinitive 가해 or 가하여, sequential 가하니, hanja 可하다)

  1. to be right; to be good
    나라 세웠으니 내림 가하다.
    Nara-e keun gong-eul sewoss-euni keun sang-eul naerim-i ga-hada.
    Having made great contributions to the country, you ought to receive a great reward.
  2. to be good in accordance with one's will
Conjugation[edit]