갉다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Gugeopganibang eonhae (救急簡易方諺解 / 구급간이방언해), 1489, as Middle Korean ᄀᆞᆰ다 (kolkta). Ablaut form: 긁다 (geukda).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ka̠k̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? gakda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? galgda
McCune–Reischauer? kakta
Yale Romanization? kalkqta

Verb[edit]

갉다 (gakda) (infinitive 갉아, sequential 갉으니)

  1. (transitive) to gnaw (at); to nibble (at)
  2. (transitive) to rake together
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to extort; to squeeze; to exploit
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to find fault (with)

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