이다

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

바구니 이는 인도 여성 (baguni-reul ineun Indo yeoseong, Indian woman carrying a basket on the head)
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ida
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ida
McCune–Reischauer?ida
Yale Romanization?ita

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

이다 (ida)

  1. For the Korean copula ("to be"), see the entry at 이다 (-ida).

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Wongakgyeong eonhae (圓覺經諺解 / 원각경언해), 1465, as Middle Korean 이다〮 (Yale: ì-tá).

Verb[edit]

이다 (ida) (infinitive or 이어, sequential 이니)

  1. (transitive) to carry on the head
Conjugation[edit]

Note: While prescriptively possible, the forms are rarely used in practice. For all forms given as (, etc.) below, note that the common form is 이어 (이었, etc.).

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Eoje naehun, (御製內訓 / 어제내훈), 1475 , as Middle Korean 니다〮 (Yale: nì-tá).

Verb[edit]

이다 (ida) (infinitive or 이어, sequential 이니)

  1. (ergative) to tile (with); to (use to) tile a roof
    초가 지붕 이다choga jibung-eul idato tile a thatched roof
    고풍스러운 기와 한옥gopungseureoun giwa-reul in hanoktraditional house tiled with antique-style roof tiles
Conjugation[edit]

Note: While prescriptively possible, the forms are rarely used in practice. For all forms given as (, etc.) below, note that the common form is 이어 (이었, etc.).