매다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈmɛ(ː)da̠] ~ [ˈme̞(ː)da̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?maeda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?maeda
McCune–Reischauer?maeda
Yale Romanization?māyta

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄆᆡ다 (Yale: moyta).

Verb[edit]

매다 (maeda) (infinitive or 매어, sequential 매니)

  1. To bind, fasten, tie, hang
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Antonyms[edit]
  • 풀다 (pulda, “to unbind; unfasten”)

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Bullyu dugongbu si eonhae (分類杜工部詩諺解 / 분류두공부시언해), 1481, as Middle Korean ᄆᆡ다 (Yale: moyta).

Verb[edit]

매다 (maeda) (infinitive or 매어, sequential 매니)

  1. To weed (unwanted grasses out of a cultivated area).
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