감사하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From 감사 (感謝, gamsa, “thankfulness”) and the native Korean adjective/verb 하다 (hada, “to be a certain way/to do”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈka̠(ː)msʰa̠ɦa̠da̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gamsahada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gamsahada
McCune–Reischauer?kamsahada
Yale Romanization?kāmsahata

Adjective[edit]

감사하다 (gamsahada) (infinitive 감사해 or 감사하여, sequential 감사하니)

  1. To be thankful
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Verb[edit]

감사하다 (gamsahada) (infinitive 감사해 or 감사하여, sequential 감사하니)

  1. To give thanks; to thank
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used chiefly in the formal indicative assertive, as 감사합니다 (gamsahamnida, “thank you”).
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Etymology 2[edit]

From 감사 (監査, gamsa) + the suffix 하다 (hada).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gamsahada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gamsahada
McCune–Reischauer?kamsahada
Yale Romanization?kamsahata

Verb[edit]

감사하다 (gamsahada) (infinitive 감사해 or 감사하여, sequential 감사하니)

  1. to audit; to inspect
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