생각하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄉᆡᇰ〮각〮ᄒᆞ다〮 (Yale: sóyngkák-hòtá).

From 생각 (saenggak, thought; idea) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving active verbs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [sʰɛŋɡa̠kʰa̠da̠] ~ [sʰe̞ŋɡa̠kʰa̠da̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: [/]
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?saenggakhada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?saenggaghada
McCune–Reischauer?saenggakhada
Yale Romanization?sayngkak.hata

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to think
    그렇게 생각하는데요?
    wae geureoke saenggakhaneundeyo?
    What makes you think so?
    (file)
    어떤 독서 쓸데없다 생각한다.
    Eotteon i-deur-eun dokseo-ga sseuldeeopda-go saenggakhanda.
    Some believe reading is a waste of time.
    이번 가지고 가려고는 생각하지 않습니다.
    Ibeonen je cha-reul gajigo garyeogoneun saenggakhaji anseumnida.
    Well, I don’t think I will bring my car this time.

Conjugation[edit]