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]

  • IPA(key)[ˈjɘːɭda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? yeolda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeolda
McCune–Reischauer? yŏlda
Yale Romanization? yēlta

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”)
  • 닫다 (datda, “to close, to shut”)
  • 잠그다 (jamgeuda, “to lock, to fasten”)

References[edit]

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-06-15), “열다”, in 표준국어대사전[1]