얘기하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 얘기 (yaegi, “talk”), contracted form of 이야기 (iyagi), and the native Korean verb 하다 (hada, “to do”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈje̞ːɡiɦa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? yaegihada
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yaegihada
McCune–Reischauer? yaegihada
Yale Romanization? yāykihata

Verb[edit]

얘기하다 (yaegihada) (infinitive 얘기해 or 얘기하여, sequential 얘기하니)

  1. (informal) to talk, to have a conversation
    잠깐 얘기하자.
    Jamkkan yaegihaja.
    Let's talk for a short time. (informal)
    존, 너와 잠시 얘기할 수 있니?
    Jon, neowa jamsi yaegihal su inni?
    Can I have a word with you, John?

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