걸다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkʌ̹(ː)ɭda̠]
  • 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?geolda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geolda
McCune–Reischauer?kŏlda
Yale Romanization?kēlta

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Verb[edit]

Korean verb set
Base 걸다 (geolda)
Passive걸리다 (geollida)

걸다 (geolda) (infinitive 걸어, sequential 거니)

  1. to hang (transitive), to suspend
    거울걸다.
    Geoureul byeoge geolda.
    hang a mirror on a wall
    전화걸다
    jeonhwareul geolda
    to call (by telephone); to telephone
  2. to bet, to wager
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Adjective[edit]

걸다 (geolda) (infinitive 걸어, sequential 거니)

  1. rich in quality
    geon ttangrich soil, fertile soil
    국물geon gungmulthick broth
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