열다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

열다 (yeolda) (infinitive 열어, sequential 여니)

  1. to open
  2. to hold (an event)

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 열리다 (yeollida, “to become open, to be held”)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), "열다 ", 표준국어대사전. URL accessed on 2007-06-15.