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


Revised Romanization? juda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? juda
McCune–Reischauer? chuda
Yale Romanization? cwuta


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

  1. to give
    선물을 주다seonmureul 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
  3. (North Korea) to supplement or add to something
  4. (North Korea) to handle or reflect on something


See alsoEdit

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