걷다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkʌ̹(ː)t̚t͈a̠]
  • 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?geotda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geodda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏtta
Yale Romanization?kēt.ta

Verb[edit]

걷다 (geotda) (irregular, infinitive 걸어, sequential 걸으니)

  1. to walk
    매일 30 걷는 좋다.
    Maeil 30bunssik geonneun ge mome jota.
    Walking 30 minutes a day is good for your health.
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

First recorded in 1467, in the Moguja susimgyeol, as Middle Korean 걷다 (ket.ta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geotda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geodda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏtta
Yale Romanization?ket.ta

Verb[edit]

걷다 (geotda) (infinitive 걷어, sequential 걷으니)

  1. (of sheets) to fold up
  2. (of sleeves) to roll up
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Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 걷다 (Yale: ket.ta). Formed as a contraction of 거두다 (geoduda).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geotda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geodda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏtta
Yale Romanization?ket.ta

Verb[edit]

걷다 (geotda) (infinitive 걷어, sequential 걷으니)

  1. to gather; to earn; to harvest
Conjugation[edit]