Tuesday, April 10, 2012

0031 - 校[교] - 학교 - school; military field officer

The Story [이야기] :

  • This is a pictophonetic character.  Tree 木 suggests the meaning, while 交[교] suggests the sound.
  • 交 means to intersect, exchange, or communicate.  Meanwhile, schools were usually found in the woods 木 or somewhere solemn convenient for studying.  Hence, people communicating and exchanging ideas 交 in the woods 木 came to represent "school".

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

학교 [] - a school; an educational establishment; a college
교외 [] - outside the school; extramural
교장 [] - a schoolmaster; a schoolmistress; a headmaster; a headmistress; a principal; a director; a superintendent
중학교 [] - a junior high school; the lower secondary school; a middle school
서울대학교 [서울] - Seoul National University
국민대학교 [] - Kookmin University


Example Sentences [예문] :

에는 많은 이 재적하고 있다.
The school has a large enrollment[registration] of foreign students.

들은 님에게 묵례하였다.
The pupils bowed to the principal in silence.

서울대학교 [서울] - Seoul National University

국민대학교 [] - Kookmin University

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