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EtymologyEdit

From the same source as 하— (ha-). 하다 (hada) and 크다 (keuda) were both used interchangeably to mean big. For example, First attested in the Gugeupbang eonhae (救急方諺解 / 구급방언해), 1466, as Middle Korean 한 블 (han beul)., meaning 大火 (dàhuǒ) or 큰 불 (keun bul) First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 한 아비 (hanahbi)., meaning 大夫 (dàifu) or 큰 아버지 (keun abeoji).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key)[kxɯda̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? keuda
Revised Romanization (translit.)? keuda
McCune–Reischauer? k'ŭda
Yale Romanization? khuta

AdjectiveEdit

크다 (keuda) (infinitive , sequential 크니)

  1. (to be) big, large, great
    • 이것은 너무 크다.
      Igeoseun neomu keuda.
      This is too big!

ConjugationEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • 작다 (jakda, “to be small”)

VerbEdit

크다 (keuda) (infinitive , sequential 크니)

  1. to grow; to get bigger

ConjugationEdit