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First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 주다 (Yale: cwuta).


  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕuda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? juda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? juda
McCune–Reischauer? chuda
Yale Romanization? cwuta


주다 (juda) (infinitive 주어 or , sequential 주니)

  1. to give
    선물을 주다  ― seonmureul judato give a present
    네가 이것에 대해서 뭔가 알고 있다면, 나에게 정보를 수 있겠지. 
    Nega igeose daehaeseo mwon-ga algo itdamyeon, na-ege jeongboreul jul su itgetji.
    If you know anything about this, maybe you can fill me in.
    게 아니라 더 나은 상대에게 뺏긴걸 수도 있다. 
    Jun-ge anira deo na-eun sangdaeege ppaetgin-geol sudo itda.
    It may have been taken away by a better opponent, not given.
  2. (auxiliary verb) to do for someone else


See alsoEdit

  • 올리다 (ollida, “to give (honorific)”)
  • 드리다 (deurida, “to do for someone else (honorific)”)