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KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ma̠t̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? matda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? matda
McCune–Reischauer? matta
Yale Romanization? mathqta

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 마ᇨ다 (mast.ta).

VerbEdit

맡다 (matda) (infinitive 맡아, sequential 맡으니)

  1. (transitive) to take on a task or job; to take charge of
    일을 맡다ireul matdato undertake a job
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • Causative: 맡기다 (matgida, “to cause to take on; to entrust”)
  • 떠맡다 (tteomatda, “to undertake”)

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 맡다 (mathta).

VerbEdit

맡다 (matda) (infinitive 맡아, sequential 맡으니)

  1. (transitive) to smell
  2. (transitive, figuratively, usually in the form 냄새를 맡다) to scent, to smell out (a secret, etc.)
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • Causative: 맡이다 (machida, “to make someone smell”)