U+B358, 던
HANGUL SYLLABLE DEON
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[U+B357]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B359]

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Presumably from the past continuous tense inflectional suffix -- (deo-, “deo”). Not to be confused with suffixes of similar sound - (deun, “deun”), -든지 (deunji, “irrespective of ...”).

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? deon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? deon
McCune–Reischauer? tŏn
Yale Romanization? ten

SuffixEdit

—던 (-deon)

  1. past continuous tense marker, making an adjective clause:
    1. after verb stems, indicates action or state which was interrupted by the occurrence of another action or state
    2. after verb stems, functions as a retrospective marker, indicates events in the past, often events which happened on a regular basis
    3. after adjective stems, indicates a state which no longer exists