신경

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 神經, from (mind) + (way)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ɕʰinɡjʌ̹ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR sin-gyeong
RR (translit.) singyeong
MC sin'gyŏng
Yale sinkyeng

Noun[edit]

신경 (sin-gyeong) (hanja 神經)

  1. (medicine) nerves
  2. (by extension) one's feelings on a subject
    신경이 쓰이다sin-gyeongi sseu-idaweigh upon one's mind (colloquial)
    신경을 쓰다sin-gyeongeul sseudato be attentive (about something)