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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕo̞p̚t͈a̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jopda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jobda
McCune–Reischauer? chopta
Yale Romanization? copqta

AdjectiveEdit

좁다 (jopda) (infinitive 좁아, sequential 좁으니)

  1. (to be) narrow

ConjugationEdit

Unlike most adjectives whose stems end in (b), 좁다 (jopda) does not undergo the stem change ㅂ->우 before a vowel.

AntonymsEdit

넓다 (neolda, “to be wide”)