읽다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 닑다〮 (Yale: nìlk-tá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ik̚t͈a̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ikda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ilgda
McCune–Reischauer?ikta
Yale Romanization?ilk.ta

Verb[edit]

읽다 (ikda) (infinitive 읽어, sequential 읽으니)

  1. to read

Usage notes[edit]

As with other instances of final , the pronunciation of the verb stem (ik) changes when it is conjugated with an ending that begins with the initial (g):

  • ikdato read
  • 고있다ilgoitdato be reading

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