잡다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as 잡다 (Yale: capta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕa̠p̚t͈a̠/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): japdaRR (transliteration): jabdaMC: chaptaYale: capqta

Verb[edit]

잡다 (japda) (infinitive 잡아, sequential 잡으니)

  1. (transitive) to take, to hold, to grab, to seize, to arrest
    Antonyms: 놓다 (nota), 놓치다 (notchida)
  2. (transitive) to catch, to seize
    Synonyms: 붙잡다 (butjapda), 붙들다 (butdeulda)
  3. (transitive) to slaughter, to butcher, to kill (an animal)
  4. (transitive) to occupy, to take up, to seize, to take
  5. (transitive) to manage, to arrange, to reserve, to settle
  6. (transitive) to extinguish

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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See also[edit]

similar-sounding verbs

  • 줍다 (jupda, “to pick up (what is dropped or scattered), to gather”)
  • 접다 (jeopda, “to fold”)
  • 쥐다 (jwida, “to grasp, to grip”)
  • 집다 (jipda, “to pick up (selectively), to take up, to tong”)

similar semantics

  • 사냥 (sanyang, “hunting, shooting”)
  • 쫓다 (jjotda, “to chase”)
  • 찾다 (chatda, “to search”)

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from National Institute of Korean Language's Korean-English Learners' Dictionary, on which all materials are distributed and can be used according to the Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike License. [1] .