갋다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Korean ᄀᆞᆲ〯다〮 (Yale: kǒlptá, “to make parallel”).

Verb[edit]

갋다 (gaptta) (infinitive 갋아, sequential 갋으니)

  1. (southern Gyeongsang, otherwise obsolete) to pick fights (to see who is better); to compete
    Synonyms: 겨루다 (gyeoruda), 버구다 (beoguda)
    군대 갈블라 카면 . (Gyeongsang dialect, Changwon)
    Gundae ga-ga galbeulla kamyeon an dwae.
    You shouldn't pick fights once you join the Army.

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