KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 古代 (old times).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈko̞(ː)dɛ] ~ [ˈko̞(ː)de̞]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?godae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?godae
McCune–Reischauer?kodae
Yale Romanization?kōtay

NounEdit

고대 (godae) (hanja 古代)

  1. antiquity; ancient times
    고대이집트godaeijipteuAncient Egypt
    고대 아즈텍인 태양 숭배했다.
    Godae-e Ajeutegin-deur-eun taeyang-'eul sungbaehaetda.
    In ancient times, the Aztecs worshipped the Sun.

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 苦待.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?godae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?godae
McCune–Reischauer?kodae
Yale Romanization?kotay

NounEdit

고대 (godae) (hanja 苦待)

  1. fervent waiting for, fervent expectations
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Godae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Godae
McCune–Reischauer?Kodae
Yale Romanization?Kotay

Proper nounEdit

고대 (Godae) (hanja 高大)

  1. Short for 고려대학교(高麗大學校) (Goryeodaehakgyo, Korea University, a prestigious South Korean university).
    고대 연세대보다 낫다.
    Godaega Yeonsedaeboda natda.
    Korea University is better than Yonsei University.
See alsoEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Of native Korean origin. (got, soon) +‎ (-ae, suffix).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?godae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?godae
McCune–Reischauer?kodae
Yale Romanization?kotay

AdverbEdit

고대 (godae) (dated or dialectal)

  1. just now
    Synonym: (mak)
  2. soon after
    Synonym: (got)