쥐다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as 쥐다 (Yale: cwita).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕɥida̠] ~ [t͡ɕyda̠]

IPA(key) [t͡ɕɥida̠] ~ [t͡ɕyda̠]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR jwida
RR (translit.) jwida
MC chwida
Yale cwita

Verb[edit]

쥐다 (jwida) (infinitive 쥐어, sequential 쥐니)

  1. To grasp.
    손으로 쥐고 놓지 않다.
    Soneuro jwigo nochi anta.
    To hold something in one's hand and not let it go.
  2. To take hold of; to control.

Conjugation[edit]

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] .