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EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin. First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 밧고다 (Yale: paskwota).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[pa̠k͈uda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? bakkuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bakkuda
McCune–Reischauer? pakkuda
Yale Romanization? pakkwuta

VerbEdit

바꾸다 (bakkuda) (infinitive 바꾸어 or 바꿔, sequential 바꾸니)

  1. to change [something]; to replace [something] with something else
    전구를 바꾸어 끼우다
    jeon-gureul bakkueo kkiuda
    to change a lightbulb
  2. to exchange [something]; to give [something] and receive something else in return
    지폐를 잔돈으로 바꾸다
    jipyereul jandoneuro bakkuda
    to exchange notes (paper currency) for coins
  3. to change; to make changes; to modify
    원고의 내용을 많이 바꾸어야겠다.
    Won-goui naeyong-eul mani bakkueoyagetda.
    [You] will have to make a lot of changes to the manuscript.
    그만 좀 바꿔라. 어차피 다 기록에 남는다.
    Geuman jom bakkwora. Eochapi da giroge namneunda.
    Stop changing it. It's all on record anyway.

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