기쁘다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 깃브다 (Yale: kis.puta). From Middle Korean 기ᇧ다 (Yale: kiskta, "to be happy, to be glad") (whence also 기껍다 (gikkeopda)) with adjective suffix (Yale: -pu-), but the creation is rarely perceived as such by modern speakers.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gippeuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gippeuda
McCune–Reischauer?kippŭda
Yale Romanization?kipputa

AdjectiveEdit

기쁘다 (gippeuda) (infinitive 기뻐, sequential 기쁘니)

  1. to be happy, to be glad

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-06-04) , “기쁘다”, in 표준국어대사전[1]