견성하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

견성(見性) (gyeonseong, perceiving the true nature of the self) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving active verbs).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

견성하다 (gyeonseonghada) (infinitive 견성해 or 견성하여, sequential 견성하니)

  1. (Zen Buddhism) to perceive the true nature of the self

Conjugation[edit]