Sino-Korean word from 健康, from 健 (“strong”) + 康 (“healthy”).
- (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkʌ̹(ː)nɡa̠ŋ]
- Phonetic hangul: [건(ː)강]
- Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||geongang|
건강 • (geon'gang) (hanja 健康)
공부하느라 건강을 해치다
― gongbuhaneura geon'gang'eul haechida
― to damage one's health by studying [too much]
― geon'gang'eul josimhada
― to take care of one's health
- 건강(健康)하다 (geon'ganghada, “to be healthy”)
- 건강(健康)히 (geon'ganghi, “healthily”)