지키다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449, as 딕ᄒᆞ다 (Yale: tikhota).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [t͡ɕikçida̠]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR jikida
RR (translit.) jikida
MC chik'ida
Yale cikhita

Verb[edit]

지키다 (jikida) (infinitive 지켜 or 지키어, sequential 지키니)

  1. to protect or defend
  2. to watch over
  3. to keep to or abide by
    침묵을 지키다chimmugeul jikidato preserve silence

Conjugation[edit]