The Alternative Korean Dictionary: 이다

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Entry definition

이다 〈ida〉 etymology {{ko-etym-native}} pronunciation {{ko-IPA}}
adjective: {{ko-adj}}
  1. To be (something); to equal
    • {{ko-usex}}
    • {{ko-usex}}
{{ko-l}} is the Korean positive copula. Along with its negative, {{ko-l}}, it is often categorized as a Korean adjective, but often placed in their own grammatical category distinct from both verbs and adjectives. Some grammars classify {{ko-l}} as a particle and, like a particle, it is appended to the preceding word without an intervening space. Synonyms: {{ko-l}} (after a vowel)
antonyms:
  • {{ko-l}}

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