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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 놀다 (nwolta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈno̞ːɭda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? nolda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nolda
McCune–Reischauer? nolda
Yale Romanization? nōlta

VerbEdit

놀다 (nolda) (infinitive 놀아, sequential 노니)

  1. to play, to frolic
    지난 주말에 친구와 놀았어요.
    Jinan jumare chin-guwa norasseoyo.
    Last weekend I hung out with friends.
  2. to enjoy oneself
  3. to idle away

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • 놀이 (nori, “play, game, sport”)
  • 놀음 (noreum, “play, merrymaking, spree”)
  • 놀리다 (nollida, “to allow someone to play”)
  • 놀아나다 (noranada, “to take to fast living, to become a playboy”)
  • 논다니 (nondani, “prostitute, courtesan”)
  • 뛰놀다 (ttwinolda, “to romp, to frisk”)

Related termsEdit

  • 노래 (norae, “song”)
  • 노름 (noreum, “gambling”)
  • 노릇 (noreut, “job, duty”)

See alsoEdit

  • 넘다 (neomda, “to surpass, to go beyond”)