낮추다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Guhwang chwaryo (救荒撮要 / 구황촬요), 1554, as Middle Korean ᄂᆞ초다 (Yale: nochwota). Causative form of 낮다 (natda, “to be low”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [na̠t̚t͡ɕʰuda̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? natchuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? najchuda
McCune–Reischauer? natch'uda
Yale Romanization? nacchwuta

VerbEdit

낮추다 (natchuda) (infinitive 낮추어 or 낮춰, sequential 낮추니)

  1. to make it lower, bring down
    높은 나무낮추고 낮은 나무높이신다. (에스겔 17:24) 
    Juneun nopeun namureul natchugo najeun namureul nopisinda. (Eseugel 17:24)
    The Lord bring down the tall tree and make the low tree grow tall. (Ezekiel 17:24)
  2. to humble
    누구든지 자신높이는 낮아지고, 자신낮추는 높아질 이다. (누가복음 14:11) 
    Nugudeunji jasineul nopineun ineun najajigo, jasineul natchuneun ineun nopajil geosida. (Nugabogeum 14:11)
    For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. (Luke 14:11)

ConjugationEdit