얻다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 얻다 (Yale: et.ta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

얻다 ‎(eotda) ‎(infinitive 얻어, sequential 얻으니)

  1. to get, to receive, to obtain, to have (an object)
    그는 런던에 새로 문을 여는 한 회사에서 광고 부문 중역으로서의 일자리를 얻었다.
    Geuneun reondeone saero muneul yeoneun han hoesa-eseo gwanggo bumun jung-yeogeuroseoui iljarireul eodeotda.
    He got a new position as advertising executive for a new firm opening in London.
  2. to borrow
  3. to win (someone's heart), to receive (criticism, praise, reputation)
  4. to get sick
  5. to rent
  6. obtain the right or property
  7. to hire a worker
  8. take a son-in-low or daughter-in-law, to win possession of a mate, to have a baby

Conjugation[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 받다 (batda, “to receive”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

얻다 ‎(eotda)

  1. An abbreviation of 어디에다 (eodieda).