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Korean edit

Etymology edit

See the main entry. The vowel change to (a) is irregular; Ko Gwang-mo believes it was potentially influenced by a putative suffix *갓 (-*gat-), which would have been the yang-vowel form of the etymologically unrelated Early Modern suffix (-geot-).[1]

Suffix edit


  1. Pyongan, Hwanghae, and Yukjin form of (-get-, will, intend, probably).
    • 1980 February 10, 동아방송 [dong'abangsong], “달구놀이 [dalgunori]”, in 풍물삼천리 [pungmulsamcheolli]‎[1], 자강도 중강군 [jagangdo jungganggun]:
      이런 빠져 갓어?
      Ireon ir-i ppajeo-seo-ya dwaegaseo?
      Is it enough to get out of this situation?
    • 2007, 황대화 [hwangdaehwa], 황해도 방언 연구 [hwanghaedo bang'eon yeon'gu, Study of the Hwanghae dialect], 한국 문화사, →ISBN:
      같이 (Hwanghae)
      neo ha-ga gachi gagas-eo
      I will go with you.

References edit

  1. ^ 고광모 (Ko Gwang-mo) (2007) “방언들의 미정법 어미 '겄, 갔'의 형성에 대하여 [bang'eondeurui mijeongbeop eomi -geot-, -gat- ui hyeongseong'e daehayeo, The development of the presumptive prefinal ending -keyss- and -kass- in Korean Dialects]”, in Eoneohak, volume 49, pages 165—180