Korean edit

Etymology edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 다〯ᄒᆞ다〮 (Yale: tǎ-hòtá).

(da, all) +‎ 하다 (-hada, to do, light verb deriving active verbs).

Pronunciation edit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈta̠(ː)ɦa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Revised Romanization?dahada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dahada
Yale Romanization?tāhata

Verb edit

다하다 (dahada) (infinitive 다해 or 다하여, sequential 다하니)

  1. (intransitive) to run out, to be used up, to be finished, to come to an end
  2. (transitive) to exert, to extend, to devote, to carry out

Conjugation edit