어찌

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 엇뎨 (es.tyey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ʌ̹t͡ɕ͈i]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? eojji
Revised Romanization (translit.)? eojji
McCune–Reischauer? ŏtchi
Yale Romanization? ecci

Adverb[edit]

어찌 (eojji)

  1. How, in what way or for what purpose.
    아나: 피트 안녕. 안녕. 우리 여기 있어. — 피트: 안녕, 아나. 안녕. 마샤. —아나: 안녕. —피트: 너희 둘은 어찌 지내? —마샤: 난 좋아.
    Ana: piteu annyeong. Annyeong. Uri yeogi isseo. piteu: annyeong, ana. Annyeong. Masya. Ana: annyeong. Piteu: neohui dureun eojji jinae? Masya: nan joa.
    Anna: Pete, hi! Hi, we are here! —Pete: Hi, Anna! Hi, Marsha! —Anna: Hi! —Pete: How are you two? —Marsha: I am great!
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)

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