맡다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 다 (Yale: mast.ta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

맡다 (matda) (infinitive 맡아, sequential 맡으니)

  1. to take on a task or job; to take charge of
  2. to smell

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 맡기다 (matgida, “to cause to take on; to entrust”)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "맡다 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-06-09.