어쩌다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contracted form of 어찌하다 (eojjihada)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʌ̹t͡ɕ͈ʌ̹da̠]

IPA(key) [ʌ̹t͡ɕ͈ʌ̹da̠]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR eojjeoda
RR (translit.) eojjeoda
MC ŏtchŏda
Yale ecceta

Verb[edit]

어쩌다 (eojjeoda) (infinitive 어째, sequential 어쩌니)

  1. to be inevitable
  2. to be in a certain way (어떻다)

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Contracted form of 어찌하다가 (eojjihadaga)

Adverb[edit]

어쩌다 (eojjeoda)

  1. it so happens; by chance
  2. somehow