짐승

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A nativised borrowing from 중생 (衆生, jungsaeng, “all living creatures”).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [t͡ɕimsʰɯŋ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR jimseung
RR (translit.) jimseung
MC chimsŭng
Yale cimsung

Noun[edit]

짐승 (jimseung)

  1. beast, animal
    짐승을 죽이다.
    Jimseungeul jugida.
    To kill an animal.
  2. brute, barbarian

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from National Institute of Korean Language's Korean-English Learners' Dictionary, on which all materials are distributed and can be used according to the Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike License. [1] .