신경

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 神經, from  (“mind”) and (“way”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

신경 ‎(sin-gyeong) ‎(hanja 神經)

  1. (medicine) nerves
  2. (by extension) one's feelings on a subject
    신경이 쓰이다‎ ― sin-gyeong-i sseu-ida ― weigh upon one's mind (colloquial)
    신경을 쓰다‎ ― sin-gyeong-eul sseuda ― to be attentive (about something)