KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [tɯt̚t͈a̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?deutda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?deudda
McCune–Reischauer?tŭtta
Yale Romanization?tut.ta

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 듣다〮 (Yale: tùt-tá).

VerbEdit

Korean verb set
Base 듣다 (deutda)
Causative들리다 (deullida)
Passive들리다 (deullida)

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

  1. (transitive) to listen, to hear
    노래 들을 마다 우울해 진다.
    Geu noraereul deureul ttaemada nan kkwae uulhae jinda.
    That song gets me so depressed every time I hear it.
  2. (transitive) to take a course, to take a subject
    이번 학기 과목 들으세요?
    Ibeon hakgie myeot gwamok deureuseyo?
    How many courses do you take this semester?
  3. (intransitive, of medicine) to be effective
    감기 정말 듣는다.
    I yageun gamgie jeongmal jal deunneunda.
    This medicine is really effective against colds.
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 듣〯다〮 (Yale: tǔt-tá).

VerbEdit

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

  1. (intransitive) to drip, to drop (nowadays only of drops of liquid)
    Synonym: 떨어지다 (tteoreojida)
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror) (accessed 2007-06-07) , “듣다”, in 표준국어대사전[2]