Saturday, January 11, 2014

0069 - 孝[효] - 효도 - filial piety, obedience; mourning

The Story [이야기] :

  • 耂 is the picture of an old-aged person/elder, someone walking above the earth 土 with a walking stick ㅣ.
  • The sons and daughters 子 take care of their elders/old parents 耂 in their old age, thus becoming dutiful children. 
  • The elders 耂 should always be on the top and given priority over the young people 子.  In this way, we can have a filial society.

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

효도 [] - filial piety [duty]
효자 [] - a dutiful [faithful, devoted, good, an obedient] son
효녀 [] - a filial [dutiful] daughter


Example Sentences [예문] :

족과 는 사회와 정부 모두에게 기본이었다.
The family and filial piety were the basis for all of Chinese society and government.

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