간단하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From 간단 (簡單, gandan, “simplicity”) and the native Korean adjective 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka̠nda̠nɦa̠da̠]

IPA(key) [ka̠nda̠nɦa̠da̠]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR gandanhada
RR (translit.) gandan-hada
MC kandanhada
Yale kantan.hata

Adjective[edit]

간단하다 (gandanhada) (infinitive 간단해 or 간단하여, sequential 간단하니)

  1. To be simple or straightforward.
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From 간단 (間斷, gandan, “brief pause”) and the native Korean verb 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈka̠ːnda̠nɦa̠da̠]

IPA(key) [ˈka̠ːnda̠nɦa̠da̠]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gandanhada
RR (translit.) gandan-hada
MC kandanhada
Yale kāntan.hata

Verb[edit]

간단하다 (gandanhada) (infinitive 간단해 or 간단하여, sequential 간단하니)

  1. To pause briefly.
Conjugation[edit]