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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 닑다 (Yale: nilkta).

Also attested in the Iryun haengsildo (二倫行實圖 / 이륜행실도), 1518 (Oksan Seowon ed.), as Middle Korean 니르다 (Yale: niluta).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key)[ik̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ikda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ilgda
McCune–Reischauer? ikta
Yale Romanization? ilkqta

VerbEdit

읽다 (ikda) (infinitive 읽어, sequential 읽으니)

  1. to read

Usage notesEdit

As with other instances of final , the pronunciation of the verb stem 읽 (ilk) changes when it is conjugated with an ending that begins with the initial (g):

  • ikdato read
  • 고있다ilgoitdato be reading

ConjugationEdit

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