바다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 바ᄅᆞᆯ (Yale: palol), from Old Korean 波珍 (*patɔr). Also attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 바닿 (Yale: patah). Perhaps from Goguryeo 波旦 (*padan). Possibly cognate with Japanese (wata, sea).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? bada
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bada
McCune–Reischauer? pada
Yale Romanization? pata

Noun[edit]

바다 (bada)

  1. sea; ocean
    • 나는 어니스트 헤밍웨이가 마지막으로 출판한 노인과 바다라는 책을 읽고 감명 깊었다. 
      Naneun eoniseuteu heming-weiga majimageuro chulpanhan noin-gwa badaraneun chaegeul ilgo gammyeong gipeotda.
      I was impressed by The Old Man and the Sea, which was Ernest Hemingway's last book.

Synonyms[edit]

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (ttang, “land”)
  • 육지 (yukji, “land”)

Derived terms[edit]