힘줄

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin. From (him, strength) +‎ (-s-) +‎ (jul, line, cord).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 심줄 (simjul) (for the sense “blood vessel”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?himjul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?himjul
McCune–Reischauer?himchul
Yale Romanization?himqcwul

Noun[edit]

힘줄 (himjul)

  1. sinew, tendon
  2. blood vessel
  3. fibre
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
  • (ppyeo, “bone”)
  • (sal, “flesh”)
  • 힘살 (himsal, “muscle”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Future determiner of 힘주— (himju-, “to concentrate one's effort on something”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?himjul
Revised Romanization (translit.)?himjul
McCune–Reischauer?himjul
Yale Romanization?himcwul

Verb[edit]

힘줄 (himjul) (future determiner of 힘주다)

  1. Which will concentrate
  2. Which will be concentrated on