걸치다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as Middle Korean 걸티다 (kelthita). From 걸— (geol, “to hang”) + (ti, emphatic suffix) + (da).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈkɘːɭt͡ɕʰida̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? geolchida
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geolchida
McCune–Reischauer? kŏlch'ida
Yale Romanization? kēlchita

Verb[edit]

걸치다 (geolchida) (infinitive 걸쳐 or 걸치어, sequential 걸치니)

  1. (transitive) to put (something) on, to lay (something) over, to lay (something) across
  2. (intransitive) to extend over time or space, to cover
    우리는 그 문제에 대해 몇 시간에 걸쳐 얘기를 나누었다.
    Urineun geu munjee daehae myeot sigane geolchyeo yaegireul nanueotda.
    We discussed the problem for several hours.

Conjugation[edit]