JejuEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /mut̚t͈a̠/

VerbEdit

묻다 (mutda)

  1. to be scattered, sown
  2. to be constructed

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈmu(ː)t̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?mutda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?mudda
McCune–Reischauer?mutta
Yale Romanization?mūt.ta

VerbEdit

묻다 (mutda) (irregular, infinitive 물어, sequential 물으니)

  1. to ask; to inquire
    자세한 도서관에게 물어주시오.
    Jasehan geos-eun doseogwanwon-ege mureojusio.
    For further information, please ask the librarian.
    미래 대해서 묻다
    mirae-e daehaeseo mutda
    to ask about one's future
    말씀 묻겠습니다.
    Malsseum jom mutgetseumnida.
    May I ask you something?
    (literally, “I will ask you something”)
    Synonyms: 물어보다 (mureoboda), 질문(質問)하다 (jilmunhada)
  2. to charge (a person with)
    책임 묻다chaegim-eul mutdato charge (a person) with irresponsibility
  3. (in negations) to care
    승패 묻지 않는다.Seungpae-neun mutji anneunda.It doesn't matter whether we win or lose.
    경험 묻지 않음gyeongheom-eun mutji aneumno experience required
Usage notesEdit

To avoid confusion with 물다 (mulda, to bite), as in many conjugations both verbs sound and are spelled alike (both have the stem 물어 due to irregular conjugations), in most usages the verb is combined with 보다 (boda, to try) to form 물어보다 (mureoboda) to form the same meaning.

ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?mutda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?mudda
McCune–Reischauer?mutta
Yale Romanization?mut.ta

VerbEdit

묻다 (mutda) (infinitive 묻어, sequential 묻으니)

Korean verb set
Base 묻다 (mutda)
Passive묻히다 (muchida)
  1. to bury
    시체 묻다siche-reul mutdato bury a corpse
    그녀 가슴 얼굴 묻었다.
    Geunyeo-neun nae gaseum-e eolgur-eul mudeotda.
    She buried her face against my chest.
    Synonym: 파묻다 (pamutda)
  2. to hide
    그것 마음속 묻어 두었다.
    Geugeos-eul na-neun nae ma'eumsog-e-man mudeo dueotda.
    I have kept it to myself
ConjugationEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449, as Middle Korean 묻다 (Yale: mwut-ta).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?mutda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?mudda
McCune–Reischauer?mutta
Yale Romanization?mut.ta

VerbEdit

묻다 (mutda) (infinitive 묻어, sequential 묻으니)

  1. (intransitive) to stick, adhere
    구두 진흙 묻었다.
    Ne gudu-e jinheulg-i mudeotda.
    Your shoes are muddy.
    Synonym: 들러붙다 (deulleobutda)
ConjugationEdit