U+B354, 더
HANGUL SYLLABLE DEO
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[U+B353]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B355]

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? deo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? deo
McCune–Reischauer?
Yale Romanization? te

Etymology 1Edit





댸 ←→ 데

SyllableEdit

(deo)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

AdverbEdit

(deo)

  1. more; to a greater extent; -er
    봐.
    Han beon deo haebwa.
    Let's try one more time.
    그림 밝아요.
    I geurimi saegi deo balgayo.
    This picture is brighter in color.

Etymology 3Edit

Presumably cognate with the past continuous tense participle marker - (deon, “-deon”).

SuffixEdit

—더 (--deo-)

  1. a past tense marker, suggesting that the speaker knows it from one's own experience.
    어제 기분 좋아 보이라. 무슨 있어?
    Eoje gibun joa boideora. Museun joeun il isseo?
    You looked happy yesterday—did something nice happen?
Usage notesEdit

The suffix (deo) is directly appended to the stem of a verb, an adjective, or 이다 (ida, “to be”), or the suffix (-si-, honorific), (-eoss-, past tense), or (-gess-, future tense). Only certain suffixes, including - (ra), - (nya), - (ni), -구나 (guna), and -구려 (guryeo), follow (deo).

AntonymsEdit

  • (deol, “less”)
See alsoEdit
  • -- (ri-): a future tense marker