열없쟁이

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 열없— (yeoreop-, “awkward, shy, timid”) + 쟁이 (-jaeng-i, derogatory agent suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈjɘːɾʌ̹p̚t͡ɕ͈e̞ŋi]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? yeoreopjaeng-i
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeol-eobsjaeng-i
McCune–Reischauer? yŏrŏpchaengi
Yale Romanization? yēl.epsqcayng.i

Noun[edit]

열없쟁이 (yeoreopjaeng-i)

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