마음씨

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 마음 (ma-eum, heart, mind) +‎ (ssi, usage, manner).

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? ma-eumssi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ma-eumssi
McCune–Reischauer? maŭmssi
Yale Romanization? maumssi

NounEdit

마음씨 (ma-eumssi)

  1. temper, disposition
    공부를 잘 할 뿐만 아니라 마음씨좋아요.
    Gongbureul jal hal ppunman anira ma-eumssido joayo.
    He does not not only study hard, but is also kind.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Martin, Samuel E.; Yang Ha Lee; Sung-Un Chang (1975) A Korean-English Dictionary, New Haven: Yale University Press, page 656.
  • Jaehoon Yeon; Lucien Brown (2011) Korean. A Comprehensive Grammar, New York: Routledge, →ISBN, page 352.