KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 쉽〯다〮 (Yale: swǔyp-tá).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈʃʰɥi(ː)p̚t͈a̠] ~ [ˈʃʰy(ː)p̚t͈a̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?swipda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?swibda
McCune–Reischauer?shwipta
Yale Romanization?swīp.ta

AdjectiveEdit

쉽다 (swipda) (irregular, infinitive 쉬워, sequential 쉬우니)

  1. to be easy
    Antonym: 어렵다 (eoryeopda)
  2. to be likely
    Antonym: 어렵다 (eoryeopda)

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