KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 젹〯다〮 (Yale: cyěk-tá). Ablaut form: 작다 (jakda, to be small)

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕʌ̹(ː)k̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeokda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeogda
McCune–Reischauer?chŏkta
Yale Romanization?cēk.ta

AdjectiveEdit

적다 (jeokda) (infinitive 적어, sequential 적으니)

  1. to be little, to be few
    Antonym: 많다 (manta, to be many)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

First attested in the Beonyeok nogeoldae (飜譯老乞大 / 번역노걸대), 1517, as Middle Korean 뎍다〮 (Yale: tyèk-tá).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeokda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeogda
McCune–Reischauer?chŏkta
Yale Romanization?cek.ta

VerbEdit

Korean verb set
Base 적다 (jeokda)
Causative적히다 (jeokhida)
Passive적히다 (jeokhida)

적다 (jeokda) (infinitive 적어, sequential 적으니)

  1. to record; to write down
ConjugationEdit