KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 人形, from (human) + (form)

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?inhyeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?inhyeong
McCune–Reischauer?inhyŏng
Yale Romanization?in.hyeng
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 의 / 인에 / 인형

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the second syllable, except before consonant-initial multisyllabic suffixes, when it takes full low pitch.

NounEdit

인형 (inhyeong) (hanja 人形)

  1. doll, puppet, action figure, any small human form
  2. (by extension) stuffed animal
    인형gom inhyeongteddy bear

Usage notesEdit

As 인형 (inhyeong) is used to refer to toys for both girls and boys, it can be used to translate "action figure" as well as "doll".

See alsoEdit