KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 오다〮 (Yale: wò-tá).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [o̞da̠]
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  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?oda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?oda
McCune–Reischauer?oda
Yale Romanization?ota

VerbEdit

오다 (oda) (infinitive , sequential 오니)

  1. to come
    파티 와서 고마워.Pati-e waseo gomawo.Thanks for coming to the party.
    어떻게 오셨어요?Eotteoke osyeosseoyo?What brings you here? (common phrase used in the sense "how can I help you?")
    Antonym: 가다 (gada, to go)
  2. (of rain, snow, etc.) to fall
    온다.Bi-ga onda.It's raining. (literally, “Rain comes.”)
    Synonym: 내리다 (naerida)

Usage notesEdit

오다 (oda) has two forms for the 해라체 (haerache) imperative. The blunt form is regular: 와라 (wara, come!). The less blunt form is irregular: 오너라 (oneora, (please) come!). Other verbs with the irregular non-blunt form are 일어나다 (ireonada, to get up), 자라다 (jarada, to grow), 자다 (jada, to sleep), 가다 (gada, to go), and compound verbs ending in 가다 (gada).

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