KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 뎌르다 (Yale: tyeluta).

Also attested in the Myobeopyeonhwagyeong eonhae (妙法蓮華經諺解 / 묘법연화경언해), 1463, as Middle Korean 뎌르다 (Yale: tyeluta).

Also attested in the Beonyeok baktongsa (飜譯朴通事 / 번역박통사), before 1517, as Middle Korean 뎌르다 (Yale: tyeluta).

Also attested in the Beonyeok baktongsa (飜譯朴通事 / 번역박통사), before 1517, as Middle Korean 댜르다 (Yale: tyaluta).

Also attested in the Mong-eo yuhae bopyeon (蒙語類解補編 / 몽어유해보편), 1790, as Modern Korean 져르다 (jyeoreuda).

Also attested in the Hanbul sajeon (韓佛辭典 / 한불사전), 1880, as Modern Korean 져르다 (jyeoreuda).

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? jjalda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jjalbda
McCune–Reischauer? tchalta
Yale Romanization? ccalpqta

AdjectiveEdit

짧다 (jjalda) (infinitive 짧아, sequential 짧으니)

  1. (to be) short

Usage notesEdit

Used mainly to describe length. For example, 그는 다리가 짧다. (Geuneun dariga jjalda., “He has a short leg.”) When referring to a person's height, 작다 (jakda, “small”) is used.

ConjugationEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • 길다 (gilda, “to be long”)

Derived termsEdit

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