용언

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 用言. From Japanese yōgen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

용언 ‎(yong-eon) ‎(hanja 用言)

  1. (grammar) a word that can be conjugated

Antonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Words in the 용언 (yong-eon) class are those that can be conjugated and used as Korean predicates. The class includes 동사 (dongsa, “verbs”), 형용사 (hyeong-yongsa, “adjectives”), the copula 이다 (ida), and its antonym 아니다 (anida).