생각하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄉᆡᆼ각ᄒᆞ다 (soyngkak.hota).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[sʰe̞ŋɡa̠kʰa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? saenggakhada
Revised Romanization (translit.)? saenggag-hada
McCune–Reischauer? saenggakhada
Yale Romanization? sayngkak.hata

Verb[edit]

생각하다 (saenggakhada) (infinitive 생각해 or 생각하여, sequential 생각하니)

  1. to think
    • 왜 그렇게 생각하는데요?
      Wae geureoke saenggakhaneundeyo?
      What makes you think so?
    • 어떤 이들은 독서가 쓸 데 없다고 생각한다.
      Eotteon ideul-eun dokseo-ga sseul de eopda-go saenggakhanda.
      Some believe reading is a waste of time.
    • 이번엔 제 차를 가지고 가려고는 생각하지 않습니다.
      Ibeonen je chareul gajigo garyeogoneun saenggakhaji anseumnida.
      Well, I don’t think I will bring my car this time.

Conjugation[edit]