맡다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ma̠t̚t͈a̠]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR matda
RR (translit.) matda
MC matta
Yale mathqta

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

맡다 (matda) (infinitive 맡아, sequential 맡으니)

  1. (transitive) to take on a task or job; to take charge of
    일을 맡다ireul matdato undertake a job
Derived terms[edit]
  • Causative: 맡기다 (matgida, “to cause to take on; to entrust”)
  • 떠맡다 (tteomatda, “to undertake”)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 맡다 (Yale: mathta).

Verb[edit]

맡다 (matda) (infinitive 맡아, sequential 맡으니)

  1. (transitive) to smell
  2. (transitive, figuratively, usually in the form 냄새를 맡다) to scent, to smell out (a secret, etc.)
Derived terms[edit]
  • Causative: 맡이다 (machida, “to make someone smell”)
Conjugation[edit]