Friday, December 13, 2013

0060 - 時[시] - 때 - time, season; era, age, period

The Story [이야기] :

  • It is a pictophonetic character.  The sun 日 suggests the meaning, while the temple 寺[사 → 시] suggests the sound. 
  • To measure 寸 time, the ancients used the sun 日 as a guide as it cast shadows on objects here on earth 土.
  • The "temple of God" 寺 dictates the passage of time and the days 日 in the whole universe.

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

시 [] - o'clock; time; hour
평시 [] - (1) time of peace; peacetime, (2) ordinary [normal] times
시간 [] - (1) time; an hour, (2) a class hour; a lesson; a class
생시 [] - (1) the time [hour] of one's birth, (2) one's waking hours, (3) one's lifetime
일시 [] - at one [a] time; once; for a time [while]; temporarily; all together; at the same time
일시 [] - day [date] and time
시일 [] - time; days; hours; the date; the date and hour; the time
매시 [] - every hour; per hour
시사 [] - the events of the day; current [present] events [affairs, issues, questions]
십이시 [] - the "twelve(12) double-hour" partitions of the day in ancient China
자시 [] - the Watch of the Rat (the period between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.) 
시인 [] - the people at that time
장시간 [] - many long hours; long time


Example Sentences [예문] :

또한 대는 광 절약 제에 따라 바뀔 수도 있다.
Time zones can also change due to Daylight Savings Time.

아직 과 전쟁상태에 있는 은 1994에 작전통제권을 얻었다.
South Korea, still technically at war with the North, obtained peacetime command over its troops in 1994.

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