Thursday, November 7, 2013

0055 - 家[가/고] - 집 - house, home, residence; family

The Story [이야기] :

  • A home 宀 with pigs 豕.
  • Inside every family's house 宀, there should be a pig 豕.  Pigs can be interpreted as a symbol for prosperity and wealth.  Pigs are fat and money in small amounts are stored inside piggy banks.
  • If the meaning is "여자[女子]", 고 is used.
  • 가[家] can be attached at the end of a noun to mean a specialist/a professional/an authority.  

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

가형 [] - my elder brother
가제 [] - my younger brother
가장 [] - the head of a family; a patriarch; a matriarch; one's husband
가인 [] - the family; a member of one's family; family members; one's people [folks]; my wife
인가 [] - a house; a dwelling house; a human habitation
왕가 [] - a royal family
대가 [] - a big house; a mansion; a wealthy family; an illustrious [a distinguished] family; an authority; a distinguished scholar; a savant; a (great) master; virtuoso; maestro
외가 [] - one's mother's maiden home
가사 [] - household [domestic] duties; household affairs; family matters; housekeeping; housework
국가 [] - a state; a nation; a country
가문 [] - one's family [clan]


Example Sentences [예문] :

의 객체이다.
The territory and people are the objects of the state.

는 친가 모두 자 집안이다.
Both her parents are from scholarly families.

님이 갑작스럽게 돌아가신 후로 노릇을 해 왔다.
She's been supporting[in charge of] the family since her parents' sudden death.

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