난쟁이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Bak Tongsa eonhae (朴通事諺解 / 박통사언해, 1677, as 난장이 (Yale: nancang.i). Possibly equivalent to 낮— (nat-, “low”) + (-eun) + 쟁이 (-jaeng-i).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [na̠nd͡ʑɛ̝ŋi]

IPA(key) [na̠nd͡ʑɛ̝ŋi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR nanjaeng-i
RR (translit.) nanjaeng-i
MC nanjaengi
Yale nancayng.i

Noun[edit]

난쟁이 (nanjaeng-i)

  1. dwarf

Antonyms[edit]