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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. From (meot, “spirit”) + 지다 (jida).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[mʌ̹t̚t͡ɕ͈ida̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[먿]
Revised Romanization? meotjida
Revised Romanization (translit.)? meosjida
McCune–Reischauer? mŏtchida
Yale Romanization? mesqcita

AdjectiveEdit

멋지다 (meotjida) (infinitive 멋져 or 멋지어, sequential 멋지니)

  1. to be cool, splendid
    이 다방은 아주 멋지다.
    I dabang-eun aju meotjida.
    This coffee shop is very nice.
    그는 콧수염이 아주 멋지다.
    Geuneun kotsuyeomi aju meotjida.
    He looks really nice with a moustache.
    나는 멋지고 따뜻한 기분이 들었다.
    Naneun meotjigo ttatteuthan gibuni deureotda.
    I felt so nice and warm!
    by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Constance Garnett, Diary of a Lunatic (The original sentence in English)

ConjugationEdit