검다

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Jeju[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Korean 검다 (geomda).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

검다 (geomda)

  1. (to be) black

References[edit]

  • 검다” in Jeju's culture and language, Digital museum.

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

검다 (geomda) (infinitive 검어, sequential 검으니)

  1. to be black

Conjugation[edit]