둔하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

둔(鈍) (dun) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving adjectives).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈtu(ː)nɦa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?dunhada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dunhada
McCune–Reischauer?tunhada
Yale Romanization?twūn.hata

Adjective[edit]

둔하다 (dunhada) (infinitive 둔해 or 둔하여, sequential 둔하니, hanja 鈍하다)

  1. (of a person) to be dull, slow, inert, obtuse, dim-witted
    Synonym: 무디다 (mudida)
  2. (of sense, perception, etc.) to be dull, slow, numb
    Synonym: 무디다 (mudida)
  3. (of a blade) to be dull, blunt
    Synonym: 무디다 (mudida)

Conjugation[edit]