대신

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 代身, from (replacement) + (body)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ̝ːɕʰin/
  • Phonetic hangeul: :
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): daesinRR (transliteration): daesinMC: taesinYale: tāysin

Noun[edit]

대신 (daesin) (hanja 代身)

  1. substitution, replacement (with (e), it is often translated as "instead of", "in place of", etc.)
    가는 대신에 집에서 있었어요.
    Ga-neun daesin-e jib-eseo isseosseoyo.
    [I, you, he/she...] stayed home instead of going.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb form of 대다 (daeda, “to touch or put”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛ̝ːɕʰin/
  • Phonetic hangeul: :
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): daesinRR (transliteration): daesinMC: taesinYale: tāysin

Verb[edit]

대신 (daesin)

  1. Past honorific modifier of 대다 (daeda, “to touch or put”).