시원하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 싀훤ᄒᆞ다 (Yale: suyhwen-hota). Equivalent to 시원 (siwon) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving adjectives).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?siwonhada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?siwonhada
McCune–Reischauer?siwŏnhada
Yale Romanization?siwen.hata

Adjective[edit]

시원하다 (siwonhada) (infinitive 시원해 or 시원하여, sequential 시원하니)

  1. to be cool
  2. to be refreshing

Conjugation[edit]