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EtymologyEdit

Of native Korean origin.

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Particularly: “Any further details available? This looks like the maybe an indeterminate prefix, as in the (eo) found in 어디 (eodi), some unknown element (tteo) (perhaps older ㅼㅓㅎ?), and final (da)...”

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key)[ʌ̹t͈ʌ̹tʰa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? eotteota
Revised Romanization (translit.)? eotteohda
McCune–Reischauer? ŏttŏt'a
Yale Romanization? ettehta

AdjectiveEdit

어떻다 (eotteota) (irregular, infinitive 어때, sequential 어떠니)

  1. (to be) in what state; (to be) how
    어떻습니까? 
    Eotteoseumnikka?
    How is that?
    내일 저녁은 어때요? / 좋아요. 몇 시에요? 
    Naeil jeonyeogeun eottaeyo? / joayo. Myeot sieyo?
    How about tomorrow night? / Ok. What time?
    새 아파트는 어때? — 새 아파트는 훌륭해. 
    Sae apateuneun eottae? sae apateuneun hullyunghae.
    How's the new apartment? — The new apartment is great!
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)

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