어도

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ʌ̹do̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? eodo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? eodo
McCune–Reischauer? ŏdo
Yale Romanization? eto

Suffix[edit]

—어도 (-eodo)

  1. even if, although
    어도 여한이 없다.
    Jugeodo yeohani eopda.
    I have no regrets even if I die.
  2. if; no matter
    해도 예쁘다.
    Mwol haedo yeppeuda.
    She's pretty whatever she does.
  3. Emphasizes the extent.
    워도워도 이렇게 매울 은!
    Maewodo maewodo ireoke mae-ul jureun!
    Didn't know it was hot this much!

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix 아도 (ado) / 어도 (eodo) takes the infinitive forms.

Synonyms[edit]