Thin in Korean: 가늘다’s meaning and pronunciation

Thin in Korean, 가늘다 meaningThin in Korean is 가늘다. For examples, you can use like [가는 머리카락, 가는 면발]. In this post you will learn how to pronounce and use 가늘다 along with examples.

Basics

Word Part Chinese Sound
가늘다 adjective 가늘다

가늘다 Meaning

Meaning Explanation
thin An object having a narrow width or being thin and long.

Examples

가는 머리카락.
fine hair.
가는 면발.
thin hair.
그녀의 손가락은 희고 가늘어 무척 아름다워 보였다.
Her fingers were white and thin and looked very beautiful.
바늘구멍에도 들어갈 수 있을 만큼 철사는 가늘었지만 쉽게 끊어지지 않았다.
The wire was thin enough to fit through the eye of a needle, but it did not break easily.

How to Conjugate 가늘다

①Formal High (합니다체)

Present    가늡니다
Past    가늘었습니다
Past Perfect    가늘었었습니다
Future    가늘 것입니다
Condition    가늘겠습니다

②Informal High (해요체)

Present    가늘어요
Past    가늘었어요
Past Perfect    가늘었었어요
Future    가늘 것이에요
Condition    가늘겠어요

③Informal Low (해체)

Present    가늘어
Past    가늘었어
Past Perfect    가늘었었어
Future    가늘 것이야
Condition    가늘겠어

④Formal Low (한다체)

Present    가늘다
Past    가늘었다
Past Perfect    가늘었었다
Future    가늘 것이다
Condition    가늘겠다

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