드시다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

들— (deul-, “to enter”), with (-si) honorific infix.

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Particularly: “How did the intransitve sense of to enter become the transitive senses of to drink, to eat? Was the original meaning more a of transitive sense, like to put one thing inside another?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

드시다 ‎(deusida) ‎(infinitive 드셔 or 드시어, sequential 드시니)

  1. (honorific) to drink: honorific of 마시다 ‎(masida)
    맛있는 차가 없는데 커피라도 드시겠어요?
    Madinneun chaga eomneunde keopirado deusigesseoyo?
    Would you like to drink coffee or something, since we don't have any good tea?
  2. (honorific) to eat: honorific of 먹다 ‎(meokda)
    볼가심으로 하나 드시겠습니까?
    Bolgasimeuro hana deusigetseumnikka?
    Would you like one of these to tide your hunger over?

Conjugation[edit]