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U+B354, 더
HANGUL SYLLABLE DEO
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: e-j

[U+B353]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B355]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[tʌ̹]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? deo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? deo
McCune–Reischauer?
Yale Romanization? te

Etymology 1[edit]





댸 ← → 데

Syllable[edit]

(deo)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Adverb[edit]

(deo)

  1. more; to a greater extent; -er
    이 그림이 색이 밝아요.
    I geurim-i saek-i deo balgayo.
    This picture is brighter in color.

Etymology 3[edit]

Presumably cognate with the past continuous tense participle marker - (-deon, “-deon”).

Suffix[edit]

—더 (--deo-)

  1. a past tense marker, suggesting that the speaker knows it from one's own experience.
    어제 기분 좋아 보이라. 무슨 있어?
    Eoje gibun joa boideora. Museun joeun il isseo?
    You looked happy yesterday—did something nice happen?
Usage notes[edit]

The suffix (deo) is directly appended to the stem of a verb, an adjective, or 이다 (ida, “to be”), or the suffix (-si-, honorific), (-eoss-, past tense), or (-gess-, future tense). Only certain suffixes, including - (-ra), - (-nya), - (-ni), -구나 (-guna), and -구려 (-guryeo), follow (deo).

See also[edit]
  • -- (-ri-): a future tense marker