늙다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 늙다 (Yale: nulkta). Derived from 늘— (neul-, “to increase”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɯk̚t͈a̠/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): neukdaRR (transliteration): neulgdaMC: nŭkdaYale: nulkqta

Verb[edit]

늙다 (neukda) (infinitive 늙어, sequential 늙으니)

  1. to age; to grow old

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