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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean ᄇᆞᆲ다 (polpta). Derived from (bal, “foot”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈpa̠ːp̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? bapda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? balbda
McCune–Reischauer? papta
Yale Romanization? pālpqta

VerbEdit

밟다 (bapda) (infinitive 밟아, sequential 밟으니)

  1. to step, tread, trample
    밤길을 걷다가 쇠똥이라도 밟으면 그 물컹한 느낌이 싫었다.
    Bamgireul geotdaga soettong-irado babeumyeon geu mulkeonghan neukkimi sireotda.
    While I was walking at night, the squashy feeling of stepping on even cow dung would make me nauseous.

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • 걷다 (geotda, “to walk”)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (ttang, “earth, land”)
  • 바닥 (badak, “bottom, floor”)
  • (bal, “foot”)
  • (bat, “(farm) field, patch”)
  • 받다 (batda, “to receive; to catch (ball, water, etc.); to support”)