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Character
Unicode name HANGUL SYLLABLE DA
Code point U+B2E4
Entity number 다
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Composition +
Dubeolsik input e-k
[U+B2E3] [U+B2E5]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




니 ←

대 →

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR da, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale ta)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

‎(da)

  1. all, completely
    청소 했다.
    Cheongsoreul da haetda.
    I finished cleaning.
  2. nearly
    .
    Jibe da wa ganda.
    I'm nearly home.
  3. meaning slight surprise, exclamation, or sarcasm
    이거 , 별별 사람 .
    Igeo won, byeolbyeol sarameul da bogenne.
    Well, I'm gonna see all kinds of people. (You are very peculiar.)
  4. (in past tense) used to say something that became unable to achieve ironically as if it were already achieved.
    친구으니 잤다.
    Chin-guga noljaesseuni jameun da jatda.
    'Cause my friend told me to play, I can't go to bed.

Noun[edit]

‎(da)

  1. (before 이다 (ida, “to be sth”) and 아니다 (anida, “not to be sth”)) everything, all
    그게 ()?
    Geuge da(i)nya?
    Is that all?
    성공인생 아니다.
    Seonggong-eun insaeng-ui daga anida.
    Success is not everything of life.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(da)

  1. C (musical note)

Etymology 4[edit]

Elision of 이 in 이다 after a vowel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

‎(da)

  1. To be (something). Used after a vowel.

Synonyms[edit]

  • 이다 (ida) (after a consonant)

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(da)

  1. : many
    (eumhun reading: 많을 ‎(maneul da))
  2. : tea
    (eumhun reading: 차 다 ‎(cha da))
  3. : father
    (eumhun reading: 아비 다 ‎(abi da))