Sunday, September 21, 2014

0152 - 公[공] - 공평하다 - fair, equitable; public; duke

The Story [이야기] :

  • 厶 is the picture of a silkworm coiled in its cocoon, which is kept secretly and privately for personal use because of the silk that it can produce which is very profitable in trade.  However, if we divide 八 and distribute the silkworms to the public, then all is fair and equitable.
  • Something private 厶 when divided 八 and distributed becomes public.
  • A person wrapped in silk 厶 who goes public 八 is called "the duke".

Stroke Order [획순] :

New Vocabulary [새로운 단어] :

대공 [] - a grand duke
문공 [] - culture and information; education and information
주인공 [] - the head (of a family); the master (of a house); a hero; a heroine
공국 [] - a dukedom; a duchy; a principality
공인 [] - a public man [character, figure]; men in public life; a public official; an officeholder
공민 [] - a citizen; a denizen; a freeman
공민교육 [] - civic education; education for citizenship
공민학교 [] - a civil education center; a citizenship training school
공교 [] - Catholicism
공교육 [] - public education
공금 [] - public [government] money [funds]
공자 [] - a young nobleman; a little prince
공사 [] - public affairs; government affairs
공평 [] - equity; fairness; impartiality; justice
공평하다 [하다] - (be) fair; impartial; just; even-handed; equitable; unbiased
공안 [] - public peace [welfare, security]
공물 [] - government [public] property; government issues
공도 [] - (1) a highway; a public way; a highroad, (2) justice; equity
공정 [] - impartiality; fairness; justice; equity
공정하다 [하다] - (be) impartial; fair; just; equitable
공해 [] - the open [high] sea(s); a marine highway; international waters
공립 [] - a public institution
공립학교 [] - a public school; a government school
공문 [] - an official document; an official correspondence [note, notice, communication]
공유 [] - public ownership [property]
공유지 [] - public [common] land; land for common use; public domain; folkland
공유림 [] - a public-owned forest
공유물 [] - public property; public assets
공휴일 [] - a legal [regular] holiday; a bank holiday; a holiday; a day off
공주 [] - a (royal) princess
공공연하다 [하다] - (be) open; public; overt; avowed


Example Sentences [예문] :

이 영화에서 이 가위로 신의 혀를 자르는 이 나오기도 한다.
At one point, the protagonist cuts off his own tongue with a pair of scissors.

 또는 에 있는 은 크리스마스, 양력 설,  연  하루로 3뿐이다.
There will be only three holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday in the new year: Christmas, New Year's Day and one day of Chuseok.

룸살롱에서 매이 성행한다는 실도 하게 알려져 왔다.
The bars are also known as being thinly veiled fronts for prostitution.

신데렐라 이야기에서, 가난한 는 와 결혼한 뒤 가 되었고 영원히 행복하게 산다.
In the fairy tale of Cinderella, a poor little girl becomes a princess after marrying a prince and lives happily ever after.

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