듣다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [tɯt̚t͈a̠]
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  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?deutda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?deudda
McCune–Reischauer?tŭtta
Yale Romanization?tut.ta

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 듣다〮 (Yale: tùt-tá).

Verb[edit]

Korean verb set
Base 듣다 (deutda)
Causative들리다 (deullida)
Passive들리다 (deullida)

듣다 (deutda) (irregular, infinitive 들어, sequential 들으니)

  1. (transitive) to listen, to hear
    노래 들을 마다 우울해 진다.
    Geu norae-reul deureul ttaemada nan kkwae uulhae jinda.
    That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it.
  2. (transitive) to take a course, to take a subject
    이번 학기 과목 들으세요?
    Ibeon hakgi-e myeot gwamok deureuseyo?
    How many courses do you take this semester?
  3. (intransitive, of medicine) to be effective
    감기 정말 듣는다.
    I yag-eun gamgi-e jeongmal jal deunneunda.
    This medicine is really effective against colds.
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 듣〯다〮 (Yale: tǔt-tá).

Verb[edit]

듣다 (deutda) (irregular, infinitive 들어, sequential 들으니)

  1. (intransitive) to drip, to drop (nowadays only of drops of liquid)
    Synonym: 떨어지다 (tteoreojida)
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References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-06-07), “듣다”, in 표준국어대사전[2]