Wednesday, January 22, 2014

0098 - 直[직/치] - 곧다, 굳세다 - straight, erect, vertical

The Story [이야기] :

  • This character can be broken up into 十 (indicating that the eye looks straight above), "eye" 目, and "to be mysterious" 乚.  There is a mysterious 乚 flying carpet in the sky so the eye 目 looks straight above 十 to see who is riding the flying carpet.  It is Aladdin and Princess Jasmine!
  • If the meaning is "the price of an item", 치 is used.      

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

직답 [] - a prompt [ready] answer [reply]; a direct [personal] answer; an immediate answer [reply]
직답하다 [하다] - give a ready answer offhand
직립 [] - standing erect [upright, straight]
직립하다 [하다] - stand erect [straight, upright]
정직 [] - honesty; uprightness; frankness; straightforwardness; honor; integrity
정직하다 [하다] - (be) honest; upright; square; straightforward
직전 [] - just [immediately] before; just prior to
직하 [] - immediately [directly, right] after


Example Sentences [예문] :

들로 하여금 성육을 받게 하는 것은 그들에게 중요한 지식을 전달해주고 정에서 하고 열려있는 대를 촉진시켜줄지도 모른다.
Forcing students to take sex education classes will give them important knowledge and may promote honest, open discussions at home.

보행의 발달은 진화에 있어서 큰 획을 그었다.
The development of walking marked a milestone in human evolution.

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