Thursday, February 6, 2014

0133 - 洞[동/통] - 골, 골짜기 - cave, grotto; ravine; hole

The Story [이야기] :

  • This is a pictophonetic character.  "Water" 氵 suggests the meaning, while 同[동] suggests the sound.  Inside a certain cave, there is a village 同 and a small creek 氵.
  • If the meaning is "to be bright/to be keen", 통 is used.    

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

동민 [] - the inhabitants of a dong; people of a community; the villagers; the village folk
동장 [] - the chief of a dong office; a dong [village] headman
동내 [] - inside a village; the whole village
동구 [] - the entrance to a village
동천 [] - a beauty [scenic] spot; a garden spot
동명 [] - the name of the village [community]
공동 [] - a cave; a cavern; a cavity; a vomica (pl. -cae)


Example Sentences [예문] :

독신자들이 한 에 이사오면 자, 라테 빠, 체관 그리고 레스토랑들은 당연히 따라 올것이고 현 음악, 영화관 그리고 미술관들이 번영할 것이다.
When singles move into the neighborhood, say geographers, latte bars, gyms, and restaurants are sure to follow, and local music, theater, and art galleries thrive.

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