Thursday, February 13, 2014

0148 - 植[식/치] - 심다 - plant, trees, plants; grow

The Story [이야기] :

  • This is a pictophonetic character.  "Tree" 木 suggests the meaning, while 直[직 → 식] suggests the sound.  If one plants trees properly, the trees 木 will grow vertically upright 直.
  • If the meaning is "to set something in its place", 치 is used.

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

식목 [] - planting trees; forestation; tree planting
식목일 [] - tree-planting day; Arbor Day
식목하다 [하다] - plant trees; transplant trees
식물 [] - a plant; vegetation; plant [vegetable] life
식물학 [] - botany
동식물 [] - animals and plants; fauna and flora
자생식물 [] - native[wild, voluntary] plants
식물인간 [] - a human vegetable
식민 [] - colonization; settlement; a colonist; a settler
식민하다 [하다] - colonize; settle; plant a colony
식민지 [] - colony, settlement


Example Sentences [예문] :

4 5은 에서 이다.
April 5th is Arbor Day in Korea.

의사들은 그가 회복가능성이 없는  상태로 지속될 것이라고 말했다.
Doctors say she is in a continual vegetable-like state with no hope of recovery.

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