Saturday, February 1, 2014

0122 - 夏[하/가] - 여름 - summer; great, grand, big

The Story [이야기] :

  • Originally, this character shows the picture of a tall big man with his head 頁 and feet(walking slowly) 夊 showing.  Before, the meaning is "China", but eventually it also came to mean "summer".
  • Under the intense heat of the summer sun, one should cover her head 頁 and walk slowly 夊 so as not to get exhausted easily.
  • If the meaning is "a Chinese catalpa tree", 가 is used.

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

입하 [] - onset of summer; one of the 24 seasonal divisions (around 5~6 May)
하일 [] - summer days
춘하 [] - spring and summer


Example Sentences [예문] :

2014엔 는 양력으로 5 5이고 그 날도 어린이날입니다.
In 2014, the onset of summer falls on May 5th of the solar calendar, which also happens to be “Children’s Day”.

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