KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mit̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [믿]
Revised Romanization? mitda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? midda
McCune–Reischauer? mitta
Yale Romanization? mitqta

VerbEdit

믿다 (mitda) (infinitive 믿어, sequential 믿으니)

  1. to believe in something; to trust someone
    • 남녀를 막론한 불운한 아이들에게, 그들이 믿는
      namnyeoreul mangnonhan burunhan aideurege, geudeuri minneun ba
      as they believed, to all unlucky infants of either gender,
    • 네, 그렇게 해 드려야죠. 그러나 우리가 당신을 믿을 수 있을지 확신이 서지 않네요.
      Ne, geureoke hae deuryeoyajyo. Geureona uriga dangsineul mideul su isseulji hwaksini seoji anneyo.
      Well we might do but I'm not sure that we can trust you with them.

ConjugationEdit

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Middle KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /mitta/

VerbEdit

믿다 (mitta)

  1. to believe in something; to trust someone
    • 1586, Widow of Yi Eung-tae, Letter excavated from the grave of Yi Eung-tae:
      나ᄂᆞᆫᄭᅮ믈자내보려믿고인뇌이다
      na-non skwum-ul canay pwolye mitkwo innwoyta
      I'm trusting that I'll see you in my dreams.

DescendantsEdit

  • Korean: 믿다 (mitda)