건너다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 걷〯나다〮 (Yale: kětnàtá). From 걷— (geot-) + 나— (na-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɘ(ː)nnʌ̹da̠]
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  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geonneoda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geonneoda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏnnŏda
Yale Romanization?kēnneta

Verb[edit]

건너다 (geonneoda) (infinitive 건너어, sequential 건너니)

  1. (transitive) to cross (a street, river, ridge, etc.)
    여기 조심해서 건너 가세요.
    Yeogi-neun josimhaeseo geonneo gaseyo.
    Please cross carefully here.
  2. (transitive) to be moved from one side to another

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References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-05-27), “건너다”, in 표준국어대사전[1]