갈닦다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(gal-, to hone) + 닦다 (dakda, to polish).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

갈닦다 (galdakda) (infinitive 갈닦아, sequential 갈닦으니) (transitive)

  1. to rub, to polish (a stone or jade)
  2. Synonym of 갈고닦다 (galgodakda, to hone, to cultivate, to develop, to improve (a skill, talent, ability, etc.))

Conjugation[edit]