굶다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Bullyu dugong busi eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as Middle Korean 굶다 (kwulmta). Compare 곯다 (golta), 고프다 (gopeuda).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈkuːmt͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? gumda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gulmda
McCune–Reischauer? kumta
Yale Romanization? kwūlmta

Verb[edit]

굶다 (gumda) (infinitive 굶어, sequential 굶으니)

  1. (transitive) to skip (a meal), to starve, to fast
    굶어 죽다
    gulmeo jukda
    to be starved to death
    굶기를 밥 먹듯 한다
    gumgireul bap meokdeut handa
    (idiom) to starve frequently
  2. (intransitive or transitive, colloquial, games, gambling) to skip one's turn
  3. (transitive, colloquial) to be starved for sex

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