정도

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 程度.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕʌ̹ŋdo̞]
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  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeongdo
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeongdo
McCune–Reischauer?chŏngdo
Yale Romanization?cengto
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 의 / 정에 / 정도

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the second syllable, except before consonant-initial multisyllabic suffixes, when it takes full low pitch.

Noun[edit]

정도 (jeongdo) (hanja 程度)

  1. degree, extent
    당연히 정도 있지. (casual)
    Dang'yeonhi geu jeongdoya hae jul sun itji.
    Of course, I can do that for you.
  2. an approximate amount
    얼마나 컸었냐고 물어보시는 , 정도 컸었어요. (colloquial)
    Eolmana keosseonnyago mureobosineun geomyeon, i jeongdoro keosseosseoyo.
    Well, If you're asking how big it was. It was about yay big.