겁쟁이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (geop, “fear”, ) + ―쟁이 (jaeng-i, “derogatory agent suffix”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʌ̹p̚t͡ɕ͈ɛŋi/
  • Phonetic hangul: 겁쨍이

Noun[edit]

겁쟁이 (geopjaeng-i)

  1. (derogatory) coward, poltroon