깨물다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yeogeo yuhae (譯語類解 / 역어유해), 1690, as Early Modern Korean ᄞᅢ믈다 (Yale: pkaymulta). Equivalent to 깨— (kkae-, “to break, to crush”) + 물— (mul-, “to bite, to gnaw”) + —다 (-da).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?kkaemulda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?kkaemulda
McCune–Reischauer?kkaemulda
Yale Romanization?kkaymulta

Verb[edit]

깨물다 (kkaemulda) (infinitive 깨물어, sequential 깨무니)

  1. to bite hard
    깨물다hyeoreul kkaemuldato bite one's tongue

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