열없쟁이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 열없다 (yeoreopda, “awkward, shy, timid”) + ―쟁이 (jaeng-i, “derogatory agent suffix”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈjɘːɾʌ̹p̚t͡ɕ͈ɛ̝ŋi]

IPA(key) [ˈjɘːɾʌ̹p̚t͡ɕ͈ɛ̝ŋi]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR yeoreopjaeng-i
RR (translit.) yeol-eobsjaeng-i
MC yŏrŏpchaengi
Yale yēl.epsqcayng.i

Noun[edit]

열없쟁이 (yeoreopjaeng-i)

  1. (derogatory) a shy person, a timid person, coward