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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 Hangul[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.
    逃亡애 命을 믿으며 놀애예 일훔 믿으니.
    도망믿으며 놀애예 일훔 믿으니.
    Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가)
    Domang-ae myeong-eul mideumyeo noraeye ilhum mideuni.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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