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Character  더 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+B354
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry e-j



Etymology 1[edit]

댸 ←

데 →


(transliterations: RR deo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale te)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.



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

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Inflectional suffix[edit]

-- (-deo-)

  1. (after a stem of a verb, adjective, or 이다, or suffix , , , before certain suffix such as -, -, -, -구나, -구려) past tense marker suggesting the speaker knows it from own experiences.
    어제 기분 좋아 보이라. 무슨 있어?
    Eoje gibun joa boideora. Museun jo-eun il isseo?
    You looked happy yesterday—did something nice happen?