고백하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 고백 (告白, gobaek, “confession”) + 하다 (hada, “to do”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈko̞(ː)bɛkʰa̠da̠] ~ [ˈko̞(ː)be̞kʰa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gobaekhada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gobaeghada
McCune–Reischauer?kobaekhada
Yale Romanization?kōpayk.hata

Verb[edit]

고백하다 (gobaekhada) (infinitive 고백해 or 고백하여, sequential 고백하니, hanja 告白하다)

  1. to confess
    • Lyrics of 넌 내게 반했어 sung by Jung Yong Hwa
      나도 널 사랑해 사랑해 이제 널 사랑한다 고백할거야.
      Nado neol saranghae saranghae ije neol saranghanda gobaekhalgeoya.
      I also love you; now I will confess that I love you.

Conjugation[edit]