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 걸〯티다〮 (Yale: kělthì-tá). From 걸— (geol-, “to hang”) + —티— (-ti-, emphatic suffix) + —다 (-da).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɘ(ː)ʎt͡ɕʰida̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
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
    우리 문제 대해 시간 걸쳐 얘기 나누었다.
    Uri-neun geu munje-e daehae myeot sigan-e geolcheo yaegi-reul nanueotda.
    We discussed the problem for several hours.

Conjugation[edit]