늙다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[nɯk̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? neukda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? neulgda
McCune–Reischauer? nŭkta
Yale Romanization? nulkqta

Verb[edit]

늙다 (neukda) (infinitive 늙어, sequential 늙으니)

  1. to age; to grow old

Conjugation[edit]

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