끊다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[k͈ɯntʰa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? kkeunta
Revised Romanization (translit.)? kkeunhda
McCune–Reischauer? kkŭnt'a
Yale Romanization? kkunhta

Verb[edit]

끊다 (kkeunta) (infinitive 끊어, sequential 끊으니)

  1. to cut, to sever
  2. (figuratively) to cut off, to break off, to shut off, to turn off, to intercept
  3. to pause, to stop, to hang up
  4. to punctuate
  5. to give up (a habit), to abstain from
  6. (목숨을) to kill
  7. to buy
  8. to issue, to write out

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