울다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 울다 (wulta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈuːɭda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? ulda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ulda
McCune–Reischauer? ulda
Yale Romanization? wūlta

Verb[edit]

울다 (ulda) (infinitive 울어, sequential 우니)

  1. to cry; to weep
    울고 싶고 눈물이 나오면, 무언가 재미있는 것을 애써 생각해 보렴.
    Ulgo sipgo nunmuri naomyeon, mueon-ga jaemiinneun geoseul aesseo saenggakhae boryeom.
    If you feel crying, tears coming, then try to think about something funny.

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References[edit]

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