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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 힘ᄡᅳ다 (Yale: himpsuta). From (him, “strength, power”) + 쓰다 (sseuda, “to use or expend”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /çims͈ɯda̠/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): himsseudaRR (transliteration): himsseudaMC: himssŭdaYale: himssuta

VerbEdit

힘쓰다 (himsseuda) (infinitive 힘써, sequential 힘쓰니)

  1. to exert oneself

ConjugationEdit