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Friday, April 13, 2012

0042 - 西[서] - 서녘; 서쪽 - west(ern); westward; occident

The Story [이야기] :

  • The character shows the picture of a bird in its nest.  When the sun sets in the west, the birds go back to their nests.
  • When this character is used as part of another character, it can take on the form of 襾 or 覀.


Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

서학 [西] - Western Learning
동서 [西] - the east and the west; the East and the West; the Orient and the Occident
서대문 [西] - the West Gate (in Seoul)

 

Example Sentences [예문] :

이 책의 저자인 충남 박사는 미 하와이 西문화 센터에서 과  정치를 연구하는 보수적 전가이다.
The book's author, Kim Choong-nam, is a conservative expert on Korea and Korean politics at the East-West Center in Hawaii, the United States.

많은  사람들(특히 서울에 거주하는 사람들)은 아마도 남, 그리고 西은 알고 있죠.
Many Korean people, particularly living in Seoul, probably have heard about South Gate , East Gate and West Gate.

서대문 [西] - the West Gate (in Seoul)

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