건강

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 健康, from (strong) + (comfortable)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɘːnɡa̠ŋ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? geon-gang
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geongang
McCune–Reischauer? kŏn'gang
Yale Romanization? kēnkang

Noun[edit]

건강 (geon-gang) (hanja 健康)

  1. health
    건강을 조심하다 
    geon-gang-eul josimhada
    to take care of one's health
    공부하느라 건강을 해치다 
    gongbuhaneura geon-gang-eul haechida
    to damage one's health by studying [too much]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (byeong, “illness”)

Related terms[edit]