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있다

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Korean

Etymology

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation

Verb

있다 (itda

  1. to be (in a place); to exist
    • 뉴욕은 미국에 있다.
      nyuyog-eun migug-e itda.
      New York is in the United States.
    • 물속에 물고기가 있다.
      mulsog-e mulgogi-ga itda.
      There are fish in the water.
  2. To be (in a state)
    • 있다
      seo itda
      to be standing
    • 울고 있다
      ulgo itda
      to be crying
    • 모여 있다
      moyeo itda
      to be gathered
  3. To have
    • 그녀는 남자 친구가 있다.
      geunyeo-neun namja chingu-ga itda.
      She has a boyfriend.

Conjugation

  • 해라체 (haerache, “plain”): 있다, 있었다, 있겠다; 있느냐, 있었느냐, 있겠느냐
  • 해요체 (haeyoche, “polite”): 있어요, 있었어요, 있겠어요
  • 해체 (haeche, “informal”): 있어, 있었어, 있겠어
  • 합쇼체 (hapsyoche, “formal”): 있읍니다, 있었습니다, 있겠습니다; 있읍니까, 있었습니까, 있겠습니까
  • Honorific:
    • (to be in a place, to exist): 계시다 (gyesida)
    • (to be in a state): 계시다 (gyesida)
    • (to have): 있으시다 (itseusida)

Antonyms

  • 없다 (eopda, “to lack, to be absent”)

See also

  • 이다 (ida, “to equal (copula)”)
  • 아니다 (anida, “not to equal (negative copula)”)

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