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 늙다〮 (Yale: nùlk-tá). Derived from 늘— (neul-, “to increase”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?neukda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?neulgda
McCune–Reischauer?nŭkta
Yale Romanization?nulk.ta

Verb[edit]

Korean verb set
Base 늙다 (neukda)
Causative늙히다 (neulkida)

늙다 (neukda) (infinitive 늙어, sequential 늙으니)

  1. (intransitive) to age; to grow old

Conjugation[edit]

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