누워서 떡 먹기

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Korean[edit]

(tteok).

Etymology[edit]

Literally, “eating tteok (rice cakes) while lying down”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[nuwʌ̹sʰʌ̹ t͈ʌ̹ŋmʌ̹k̚k͈i]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ ]
Revised Romanization? nuwoseo tteongmeokgi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nuwoseo tteogmeoggi
McCune–Reischauer? nuwŏsŏ ttŏngmŏkki
Yale Romanization? nwuwese ttekmekqki

Proverb[edit]

누워서 먹기 (nuwoseo tteok meokgi)

  1. (figuratively) An easily accomplished task; a piece of cake; a walk in the park.