째비다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Northeastern Korean 째지다 (jjaejida, to steal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

째비다 (jjaebida) (infinitive 째벼 or 째비어, sequential 째비니) (Gyeongsang)

  1. to pinch
    Synonym: 꼬잡다 (kkojapda)
  2. to steal
    Synonyms: 도둑하다 (dodukhada), 뚱치다 (ttungchida), 오비다 (obida)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Haman, 째비다 (jjaebida) refers to trivial stealing, e.g. taking a friend's belonging without a permission, rather than a crime.
  • In Yangsan, it is 쌔비다 (ssaebida) which refers to such trivial stealing, whereas 째비다 (jjaebida) refers to stealing as a serious crime.

Further reading[edit]

  • 경남 방언 사전 [Dictionary of southern Gyeongsang varieties], volume II, South Gyeongsang Provincial Government, 2017, page 190