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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 듣다 (Yale: tut.ta).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key)[tɯt̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? deutda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? deudda
McCune–Reischauer? tŭtta
Yale Romanization? tutqta

VerbEdit

듣다 (deutda) (irregular, infinitive 들어, sequential 들으니)

  1. to listen; to hear
    • 그 노래를 들을 때마다 난 꽤 우울해 진다. 
      Geu noraereul deureul ttaemada nan kkwae uulhae jinda.
      That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it.
  2. to take a course, to take a subject
    • 이번 학기에 몇 과목 들으세요? 
      Ibeon hakgie myeot gwamok deureuseyo?
      How many courses do you take this semester?

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-06-07), “듣다”, in 표준국어대사전[1]