좁다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 좁다 (Yale: copta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕo̞p̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jopda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jobda
McCune–Reischauer? chopta
Yale Romanization? copqta

Adjective[edit]

좁다 (jopda) (infinitive 좁아, sequential 좁으니)

  1. (to be) narrow

Conjugation[edit]

Unlike most adjectives whose stems end in (b), 좁다 (jopda) does not undergo the stem change ㅂ->우 before a vowel.