좋아하다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 좋아 (joa), stem of 좋다 (jota, “to be good”) + 하다 (hada, “to be or do”).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕo̞(ː)a̠ɦa̠da̠]
  • 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?joahada
Revised Romanization (translit.)?joh-ahada
McCune–Reischauer?choahada
Yale Romanization?cōh.ahata

VerbEdit

좋아하다 (joahada) (infinitive 좋아해 or 좋아하여, sequential 좋아하니)

  1. to like something or someone; to prefer
    워싱턴 사람들은 운동하는 것을 좋아해요.
    Wosingteon saramdeureun undonghaneun geoseul joahaeyo.
    People in Washington like to work out!
    Original English texts from 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), “좋아하다”, in 표준국어대사전[1], retrieved 2007-06-03