붙잡다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 븓잡다 (Yale: putcapta).

From 붙— (but-, “to stick, adhere, cling”) + 잡다 (japda, “to catch, hold”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?butjapda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?butjabda
McCune–Reischauer?putchapta
Yale Romanization?puth.cap.ta

Verb[edit]

붙잡다 (butjapda) (infinitive 붙잡아, sequential 붙잡으니)

  1. to seize, to grab
  2. to arrest; to detain
  3. to keep someone from leaving
  4. to catch in the way of
  5. to help, to aid, to support
  6. to support something
  7. to find a reason, an excuse, a hint, etc
  8. to keep going
  9. to get a job
  10. to make a person or thing one's possession

Conjugation[edit]