Friday, January 24, 2014

0101 - 百[백/맥] - 일백 - one hundred; numerous, many

The Story [이야기] :

  • This is a pictophonetic character.  "One" 一 suggests the meaning, while 白[백] suggests the sound.  At the age of 100, a person's 一 hair will be all white 白.
  • If the meaning is "to make an effort", 맥 is used.

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

일백 [] - one hundred
백성 [] - the people; the populace; the nation; the common people; the commoners; the commons
백일 [] - a hundred days; the one hundredth day
백년 [] - (1) one hundred years; a century, (2) one's whole life
백방 [] - (1) various ways; every way, (2) every direction; all sides
백만 [] - a [one] million
백사 [] - all kinds [sorts] of matters [things]; everything
백공 [] - all sorts of artisans [workmen]; all officials
백물 [] - all sorts [kinds] of goods [articles]; various kinds of things
백중날 [날] - the Buddhist All Souls' Day (the 15th (day) of the 7th lunar month)


Example Sentences [예문] :

자랑스러운 글은 1443 이 창제했고 1446 들에게 반포됐습니다.
Our proud alphabet was created by King Sejong the Great in 1443 and distributed to the people in 1446.

은 의 을 보유하고 있다.
North Korea has a million man army.

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