겁쟁이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʌ̹p̚t͡ɕ͈ɛ̝ŋi]

IPA(key) [kʌ̹p̚t͡ɕ͈ɛ̝ŋi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR geopjaeng-i
RR (translit.) geobjaeng-i
MC kŏpchaengi
Yale kepqcayng.i

Noun[edit]

겁쟁이 (geopjaeng-i)

  1. (derogatory) coward, poltroon