자라다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jarada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jalada
McCune–Reischauer?charada
Yale Romanization?calata

Verb[edit]

자라다 (jarada) (infinitive 자라, sequential 자라니)

  1. (intransitive) to grow

Usage notes[edit]

자라다 (jarada) has two forms for the 해라체 (haerache, plain) imperative. The blunt form is regular: 자라라 (jarara, grow!). The less blunt form is irregular: 자라거라 (jarageora, grow!). Other verbs with the irregular non-blunt form are 일어나다 (ireonada, to get up), 자다 (jada, to sleep), 가다 (gada, to go), and compound verbs ending in 가다 (gada).

Conjugation[edit]