KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 健康, from (strong) + (healthy).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɘ(ː)nɡa̠ŋ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geon'gang
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geongang
McCune–Reischauer?kŏn'gang
Yale Romanization?kēnkang

NounEdit

건강 (geon'gang) (hanja 健康)

  1. health
    공부하느라 건강 해치다gongbuhaneura geon'gang'eul haechidato damage one's health by studying [too much]
    건강 조심하다geon'gang'eul josimhadato take care of one's health

Derived termsEdit