감다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ka̠mt͈a̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? gamda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gamda
McCune–Reischauer? kamta
Yale Romanization? kamqta

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean ᄀᆞᆷ다 (Yale: komta).

Verb[edit]

감다 (gamda) (infinitive 감아, sequential 감으니)

  1. to close one's eyes
    눈을 감다. 
    Nuneul gamda.
    to close one's eyes
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Antonyms[edit]
  • 뜨다 (tteuda, “to open one's eyes”)

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄀᆞᆷ다 (Yale: komta).

Verb[edit]

감다 (gamda) (infinitive 감아, sequential 감으니)

  1. to wash oneself; to bathe
    머리를 감다  ― meorireul gamdato wash (one's) hair.
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Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449, as Middle Korean 감다 (Yale: kamta).

Verb[edit]

감다 (gamda) (infinitive 감아, sequential 감으니)

  1. to wind around, to coil
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