Hanja Lesson 1: , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.Sebelum kita memulai belajar Hanja, kamu perlu mengetahui bagaimana Hanja berfungsi.Hanya kata yang dipinjam dari cina yang memiliki Hanja yang berhubungan.pertama tidak ada cara mudah untuk mengetahui persis jika sebuah kata (terutama nomina) itu berasal dari cina tanpa melihat kata itu dari kamus.Kebanyakan Adjektiva dan verba yang berakhiran memiliki karakter Hanja yang berhubungan. Dan sebaliknya kebanyakan adjektiva dan verba yang tidak berakhiran tidak memiliki karakter Hanja yang berhubungan.contoh: : membaca | verba ini tidak memiliki . Jadi dia tidak memiliki Hanja. Jadi tidak ada hanja yang bisa melambangkan kata ini. : membaca | Ini adalah verba yang mengandung . Hanja dari adalah . Ini adalah arti dari setiap karakternya: = () membaca, baca = () menulis, membaca(ingat kalau dibagian tidak memiliki karakter hanja) Hilang : pintar, pandai, cerdas ini adalah adjektiva yang mengandung . There is no Hanja equivalent.Mengetahui jika sebuah kata memiliki karakter hanja atau tidak nantinya akan menjadi semakin mudah semakin kamu mempelajarinya dalam pembelajaran ini. Semakin banyak karakter hanja yang kamu tahu (dan tahu artinya juga tentunya), kamu akan semakin baik dalam mengenali sebuah kata yang memiliki Hanja yang berhubungan.Memiliki pemahaman dasar dari karakter hanja dapat membantu pembelajaran seorang Korean learner Nantinya semakin kamu belajar Hanja, kamu akan semakin jadi akrab dengan kata yang memiliki Hanja, jadi belajar hanja itu sama dengan membantu kamu untuk memperluas pembendaharaan kata.. Dengan sedikit mempelajari Hanja, akan mungkin untuk mengira-ngira arti dari sebuah kata meskipun kamu tidak pernah mempelari kata itu sebelumnya.Aku akan memberikan contoh yang tidak masuk akal tentang seorang pelajar yang mem a learner can deduce the meaning of a Korean word without ever looking up the definition. I am only using this as an example, and I do not suggest learning these characters yet.Mr. Chu sedang belajar Hanja akhir2 ini. Dia baru mempelajari satu karakter Hanja yaitu = () = sepatu: = () = writing, reading = () = storeSaat sedang berjalan di kota seoul, dia melihat sepuah papan yang asing bagi dia. Dipapan itu tertulis Written on a sign is . As he knows to mean writing/reading, and to mean store from his Hanja studies, he deduces that the sign translates to bookstore.The reason this example is unrealistic is because a Korean learner would most likely know the word before learning the respective Hanja characters for and . Nonetheless, situations similar to this do occur when a learner has a good base in Hanja.Drawing Hanja characters is a challenge at first. Luckily, most people start with the most basic characters (both in meaning and scripture), so the hill does not start very steep. In addition, the stroke order and pen movements when drawing Hanja characters are very similar to that of Hangeul characters.
Misalnya seseorang sudah mengetahui = () = sepatu Sepatu boxing Sepatu dance Sepatu basket Sepatu tracking
That being said, I would like to introduce you to the basic scripture rules of Hanja (or Chinese characters, for that matter). These rules will be sufficient for you to be able to write the characters introduced in this Lesson. I have specifically chosen characters for this lesson that are simple, common, and can be used to teach the basic stroke-order rules.The first basic rule that you cannot start a character without is:I will be referring to these rules by number throughout the lessons. I will introduce new rules as they become necessary. 1) Draw lines left to right, and top to bottom.Just like the stroke order of in Korean, you should never draw a line from right to left or bottom to top. For example, if you look at the stroke order of in Korean:
Notice that a stroke is never drawn right to left, or bottom to top. Without knowing this rule, most people wouldincorrectlyconnect strokes 2 and 3 by drawing a line right-to-left.In addition, corners from left-to-right to top-to bottom (strokes 1 and 2 above) and top-to-bottom to left-to-right (strokes 4 and 5 above) are usually done without removing the pen from the paper.Each Hanja character has an equivalent Korean name. These Korean names are used to indicate which specific character one is referring to in a conversation. The Korean name is usually composed of the Hangeul equivalent of the character being described by a Korean word. They dont need to be memorized, although most of them are fairly intuitive.-== Big(Korean name:)One of the most common Hanja characters that you will see in Korea. When ordering at restaurants, you will often see this symbol (in addition to the other characters in this lesson) on a menu to distinguish between the different sizes of dishes you can order. Also commonly seen in stores/supermarkets to differentiate between different sizes of items.In order to draw this, we need to learn some more stroke-order rules: 2) Draw horizontal strokes before vertical strokes if they intersectTherefore, the first stroke of this character should be the horizontal one:
For the remainder of the character, we need to use the following rule: 3)For mirrored diagonal strokes, draw diagonally right to left before left to right.Therefore, the second stroke of this character should be the stroke going from the top to the bottom left (note that doing these diagonal strokes would be one of the only time that you draw from right to left).
After introducing each character, I will provide a list of Korean words where that character can be found. When this is done, only the characters that have been introduced up to that point will be represented using Hanja characters.Seperti yang bisa kalian lihat, kata itu tertulis . sebenarnya dan juga punya hanjanya tapi mereka belum dipelajari dulu, they are not shown. If a word has a letter than be represented using a Hanja character, most of the time the other characters can be represented using Hanja characters as well. One of the main exceptions to this is which is found in many (many!) Hanja words but itself cannot be represented using Hanja.Common Words using this Character = university = to expand, zoom = president-== Kecil(Korean name:)As with , this character is very common in restaurants or stores to indicate the size of an item. While common in these applications, most words that use this character are difficult.In order to draw this, we need to learn another stroke-order rule: 4)Draw minor strokes last.Therefore, the first stroke of this character should be the major line in the middle:
Followed by the two ticks on both sides:
Common Words using this Character: = small scale = to minimize = a child (small person)-== Tengah(Korean name:)This is one of the easiest characters to recognize because it is a box with a stroke through themiddleof it.Along with and , you will find in stores to indicate the size of an item. The direct translation of China in Chinese is middle country, which explains why you will see this character all over China and Chinese food restaurants.In order to draw this, we need to learn more stroke-order rules: 5)If drawing a box: draw the left side first, followed by the top and right side (in one stroke) and enclose it with the bottom line last,and 6)Draw major intersecting lines after drawing the components it will intersectTherefore, the major stroke down the middle should be done last. The first thing we need to do is draw the box, which should be done by following rule #5 above
Following that, the stroke down the middle should be made:
Common Words using this Character: = China = middle school = the center/middle = intermediate/mid-level = grammatical principle introduced inLesson 33= Also used as the present progressive: = under construction/being constructedNow that you know , and , I want to share a story with you. One day, I went to the store to buy onions. At the store, there was a big pile of onions, some in smaller bags, some in medium sized bags, and some in very big bags. The prices were listed as: 1950 2500 4000 Although somebody could probably figure this out without the knowledge of these characters, Korea is always ambiguous as a foreigner and having the confidence of knowing exactly what the prices of these onions were made me happy. At that time, I wondered to myself What if I didnt know the meaning of these characters?-== gunung(Korean name:)This is also one of the easiest characters for people to learn (and especially to recognize) because the meaning is depicted in the actual character. All the stroke-order rules from above still apply. Note that it technically makes no difference if you start with middle line or the line on the left (which then continues to the bottom line). In cases where it is ambiguous as to which stroke you should start with, it doesnt really matter where you begin. In fact, the stroke order is slightly different in Japanese, Chinese and Korean customs. Therefore, depending on who you ask in times like this you might get different answers as to the correct stroke-order. However, my Hanja dictionary indicates that the middle line should be drawn first, so that is how I will present it:You will see this character all the time on information signs directing people to various mountains. Most mountain names in Korean are named __ __ . For example: = Seol-ak mountain = Buk-han mountain = the city of Busan = the city of Ulsan.-== Door(Korean name:)Many of the famous sightseeing attractions in Seoul are old gates (doors) around the city. The names of these attractions/gates in Korea are usually ___ ___ .In order to draw this, we need to learn another stroke-order rule: 7)When drawing a box with contents inside, draw the outline of the box (left, top and right) first, then finish the contents within the box before enclosing it with the bottom stroke.Therefore, the lines within the two boxes should be written before their respective closing strokes.
Common Words using this Character: = door = window = Dongdaemun (major area in Seoul, refers to the big east door/gate = Namdaemun (major area in Seoul, refers to the big south door/gate = Gwang-hwa-mun (another major area/gate in Seoul)These first five characters will get you started in your pursuit of learning Hanja. As the lessons continue, you will start learning more and more difficult characters.
Hanja Lesson 2: , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In the previous lesson you learned the most important Hanja Characters. Not only were these characters common, but they also gave you a chance to start learning the basic stroke order of Hanja characters. All of the characters introduced in this lesson will follow the same rules as the last lesson, and are all important to know in your study of the Korean language..== Enter/Entrance(Korean name:)This is one of the characters that every Korean person is expected to know, as entrances in Korea commonly use the Hanja version of this word instead of the Korean equivalent.Common Words using this Character: = entrance = to enter = to import = to be hospitalized (to enter the hospital).== Exit/To Exit(Korean name:)The opposite of , this character can be found on exits in Korea. It is common to find this character used instead of its Korean equivalent. Notice that the major intersecting line is drawn after the top part is finished, but before the bottom part is started. As this line doesnt intersect the line at the bottom, it is drawn first. However, this is another character where there could be variations to the stroke order depending on the governing body.Common Words using this Character: = exit = childbirth = to depart = to leave a country = to go out/leave.== Mouth/Opening(Korean name:)Often found coupled with or to denote that there is an opening (an entrance or exit) somewhere. Easy to remember because the character itself is simply an open square.Common Words using this Character: = entrance = exit = entrance/exit.== Above/High(Korean name:)Most words that this character can be found in are difficult. However, it is commonly used by itself to denote that something is high or above something.Another character where the picture itself denotes the meaning.Common Words using this Character: = to raise a price = heaven = above ground = upper body = the first half..== Underneath/Below/Low(Korean name:)The opposite of . Commonly used by itself to denote that something is low or beneath something.Common Words using this Character: = to lower a price = the world/earth = underground = lower body = the second half
In this lesson, you will continue to learn the basic Hanja characters that are known by every Korean person. Todays lesson will focus on characters related to time and space..== Day(Korean name:)This is another case where the Hanja character is often substituted for the Korean equivalent. Commonly seen on bills, calendars or other places where you might find the word day.The word Japan in Japanese means day origin. (). Therefore, you will see this character a lot in Japan or Japanese restaurants. Also found in all the days of the week.Common Words using this Character: = tomorrow = everyday = daily life = Japan = Sunday = MondayOther days of the week.== Bulan(Korean name:)Another case where the Hanja character is often substituted for the Korean equivalent. Commonly seen on bills, calendars or other places where you might find the word month. Also found in the names of the months of the year.
Common Words using this Character: = (monthly) paycheck = (monthly) rent = every month = time = Monday1 = January2 = February3 = Maret4 = AprilOther months of the year.== Tahun(Korean name:)Another case where the Hanja character is often substituted for the Korean equivalent. Commonly seen on bills, calendars or other places where you might find the word year.Common Words using this Character: = Tahun lalu = Tahun depan = Setiap tahun = Tahun ini = a grade in school (1st grade, 2nd grade, etc..)..== Inside(Korean name:)Used in words that indicate something is inside, or an interior version of something.Common Words using this Character: = inside a place = inside a country = the interior part = contents = downtown (inside the city).== Outside(Korean name:)The opposite of , this character is used in words that indicate something is outside.Common Words using this Character: = foreign (outside country) = foreigner = except = foreign country = the exterior part = to leave = tutoring (schooling outside of school)
Hanja Lesson 4: , , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In this lesson, you will learn common Hanja characters that refer to people..== Person(Korean name:)Often used as the last letter (character) of a word to mean person. Due to its simplicity and common meaning, this character can be recognized by all Korean people. It is commonly taught by trying to imagine the character as a walking person.Common Words using this Character: = foreigner = poet = ones wife = person(al) = man, human, mankind = a child (small person) = a greeting = popularity.== Person(Korean name:)Technically called son , but this character can be found in words where the meaning is male or female. The character is also a common radical that can be found in other, more complicated Hanja characters.A radical is a unit that can be found in other Chinese characters. For example, and are different characters, but have contained within them.Common Words using this Character: = girl = man = children = sons and daughters = chair = hat = table.== Father(Korean name:)You probably wont see this character anywhere in your daily life, but it is one of the simplest and most recognized Hanja characters in Korea.Common Words using this Character: = parents = father = parents of children at school.== Mother(Korean name:)You probably wont see this character anywhere in your daily life, but it is one of the simplest and most recognized Hanja characters in Korea. The stroke order of this one seems to break the rules of stroke-order, as it is not how I would intuitively do it.Common Words using this Character: = parents = parents of children at school = mother tongue = fathers sister (aunt on fathers side) = mothers sister (aunt on mothers side).== Man, Male(Korean word:)Every Korean is expected to be able to recognize this character. I have seen many public restrooms in Korea with only Hanja characters on the door to represent the appropriate room for each gender (without any pictures, or other words).This is the first time that you will draw a Hanja character that contains two radicals. You should completely finish with one radical before starting to draw the second one. Even though it looks like the line in the middle of the upper box is connected to the long line at the bottom, they are not connected.Common Words using this Character: = man = male = men and women = oldest son = younger brother = husband..=/=Woman, Female(Korean name:/)As with , every Korean is expected to be able to recognize this character.Notice that there are two ways to pronounce this character in Korean and its pronunciation depends on the location of the character within a word. Typically, when a word begins with it is pronounced as . When the character is found anywhere but the beginning of the word, it is pronounced as .Common Words using this Character: = woman = female = goddess = men and women = younger sister = sons and daughters = a young girl
Hanja Lesson 5: , , , , , , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In this lesson, you will learn the Hanja characters for the numbers 1 to 10. You will learn how to read, write and recognize , , , , , , , , and .Numbers in HanjaI have some bad news.In this lesson, one of the Hanja characters you will learn is .You might be thinking to yourself: Oh! I know the Hanja character for .You knowoneof the characters for . Just because you have learned a Hanja character that corresponds to a Korean syllable,does notmean that is the only character that represents that syllable. In fact, one Korean syllable can be represented by many different Hanja characters each with a different meaning. For example: is pronounced in Korean as . It has the meaning of day. is pronounced in Korean as . It has the meaning of one.The same can be said for many other Korean syllables. You do not need to know these characters yet, but I want to present them to you to explain my point further: is pronounced in Korean as . It means son. ( = children) is pronounced in Korean as . It means person.. ( = patient) is pronounced in Korean as . It means writing. ( = Hanja)is pronounced in Korean as . It means automatic or oneself ( = freedom)In addition to the above, there are more Hanja characters that can represent . Each with a different meaning.You can see the same thing with many Korean syllables. For example, can be represented by , , , , etc. All with the same pronunciation in Korean, but each with a different meaning.When I first learned of this fact, I thought it was terrible because it meant that there were going to be significantly more characters to learn than I originally thought. However, you dont need to worry because you will be introduced to each character as they become important. For now, just sit back and enjoy the ride..== One(Korean name:)The easiest Hanja character. Takes no effort to learn or reproduce.Common Words using this Character: = a part of something (one part) = superlative like .== Two(Korean name:)Slightly more difficult than . But I dont know if drawing two lines should be thought of as difficult.
.== Three(Korean name:)Same as above. Draw three lines.Common Words using this Character: = uncle (your uncle is three steps away from you) = triangle (three sided shape).== Four(Korean name:)Okay, now we are back to something that is a little bit more difficult. I always remembered this character because the box hasfoursides.Common Words using this Character: = four seasons = square = rectangle = cousin (your cousin is four steps away from you).== Five(Korean name:)Common Words using this Character: = five senses = pentagon.=/= Six(Korean name:)Dont confuse this character with :Common Words using this Character: = five or six.== Seven(Korean name:)
.== Eight(Korean name:)Common Words using this Character: = octagon = a Jack of all trades (somebody who is good in all directions)..== Nine(Korean name:)
.== Ten(Korean name:)Common Words using this Character: = dozens of (tens of)
Hanja Lesson 6: , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In this lesson, you will learn how to represent the four cardinal directions in Hanja..== East ()(Korean name:)This character is great because many stroke order rules come into play when drawing it. Notice that the first stroke is the line at the top, moving right to left (Rule 1). Then, you need to draw the box in the middle, but remember that you should start with the left side, and then top and right sides before enclosing it (Rule 5). However, before enclosing it, you must draw the contents inside it (Rule 7). Following that, you should draw the major intersecting line (Rule 6). Finally, you must draw the two diagonal strokes starting with the stroke moving towards the bottom right (Rule 3).You will see this character and the others below all over Korea, as the names of many places are named using these cardinal directions. When these names are translated to English, they usually just take on the English pronunciation of the respective Korean name. Therefore, a Korean learner of Hanja might not be aware of the actual meaning that a location might possess.For example, the neighborhood is translated to Dongdaemun in English. While Korean people know the meaning of Dongdaemun, English speakers (even those learning Korean) might not know. However, by knowing the Hanja characters that represent this name, we can understand what the name represents. The Hanja equivalent of is . With the knowledge that you have of these characters now, you should know that actually means Big east gate. Many other places use these cardinal directions in their name.Common Words using this Character: = the East (the orient) = the Middle East = the East Sea = East Asia = Big East Gate. Dongdaemun (area and monument in Seoul).== West(Korean name:)Much like , (and the other directions you will learn in this lesson) is used throughout Korea as the names of various locations.Common Words using this Character: = Seodaemun (area and monument in Seoul) = the West (North America/Europe) = east and west = the West Sea..== North(Korean name:)As with the other characters, is used throughout Korea on various names of places.Common Words using this Character: = A North Korean defector = A mountain range in the North of South Korea = North Korea = the North Pole.== South(Korean name:)Common Words using this Character: = Namdaemun (area, famous market and monument in Seoul) = Gangnam area (South of the river) ! = North and South Korea/The Koreas = Antarctica.I normally introduce 5 new characters per lesson, but I always try to introduce them in groups of a similar theme. I couldnt think of a fifth character that you absolutely must know at this point that relates to the four cardinal directions, so I am ending this lesson here.
Hanja Lesson 7: , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In the previous Lesson, I mentioned that I always try to introduce groups of characters that share a similar theme in the same lesson. The theme in this lesson has nothing to do with the meaning of the characters. Instead, all the characters in this lesson are easy to draw. Of course, because you are still at Lesson 7, each character is very common in and around Korea. Because of their simplicity, the characters in this lesson are recognized by the majority of Koreans..== King(Korean name:)There are a few words that contain this character, but it is usually just used by itself to mean king. There are a few other words that you may find, but there usage is fairly limited (how often would you say kings chamber?). Nonetheless, this is one of the most recognizable characters in Korea, and is very simple to draw.Common Words using this Character: = king = Sejong the great (big king) = queen (female king) = queen.== Heaven(Korean name:)Another common character with a simple meaning that is easy to draw.Common Words using this Character: = heaven (heaven country) = the world (below heaven) = an angel = the Catholic Church.== Hand(Korean name:)While this character technically means hand, you can find it in a number of words where the connection to a hand is not very apparent. For example, is found in the word (a mistake). However, it is hard to connect the word mistake to a hand. Nonetheless, there are other words where the connection to hand is more obvious. As with the other characters in this lesson, the simplicity of makes it very recognizable amongst Korean people.Common Words using this Character: = mistake = surgery = player/athlete = to wash ones hands = to clap ones hands = to shake hands = towel = a check = singer..== Letter/Writing(Korean name:)Literally the in . Used in a variety of common words to have the meaning of letter or writing.Also notice that this character contains the radical , which is also pronounced as ( ).Common Words using this Character: = letter, character = upper-case letter = lower-case letter = Korean Chinese characters.== Person(Korean name:)The name of this character is , which translates to number . It would be much better if this character was called because this character is usually used to indicate that something is a person. Only in some words will you see this character have the meaning of number.You will often find this as the last character in a noun. The characters before are usually other Hanja characters that describe the type of person. For example, means research, and can be represented as in Hanja. By placing as the last character, we get , which means researcher.Also notice that the picture itself actually looks like a person, which makes this an easy character to remember.Common Words using this Character: = employee/staff member = government worker = member (of a gym, for example) = employee/staff member = employee/worker = number of people = researcher = member of some important government position (congress or something similar)
Hanja Lesson 8: , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In this lesson, you will learn five characters that all have meanings related to countries..== Korea(Korean name:)Drawing the character is somewhat difficult as a beginner because there are a lot of strokes that need to be performed. A lot of times a complex character also has a complex meaning and is not very common in Korea. However, this character literally means Korea, so you can find it in many places. Writing around any government buildings, web-pages or documents is often very formal, therefore the Hanja characters are often written as well.Common Words using this Character: = Korea = The Republic of Korea (official name of Korea) = traditional Korean clothing = North Korea = North and South Korea = a Korean person = Korean language.== Country(Korean name:)While this character is slightly difficult to draw at first, it is very recognizable because few characters look similar to it. Definitely one of the characters that every Korean person is expected to be able to recognize. The names of many countries end in in Korean. It would also be beneficial to be able to recognize the simplified version of this character; both because it is very common and because it is easy to recognize ()Common Words using this Character: = Korea = China = heaven = international = The Republic of Korea = ones homeland (motherland) = ones mother tongue = a whole country = Korean person = a foreign country = a foreigner = inside a country.== The people (of a country)(Korean name:)Used along with other characters to represent the masses of a population.Common Words using this Character: = The Republic of Korea = the people of a country = citizen = resident = democracy.== Beautiful/United States(Korean name:)This character is actually written on signs all over Korea in its Hanja form therefore, everybody should be able to recognize it. The most common places you will find it is on signs designating that a store is a beauty-parlor/hair-salon.The United States in Korea (and Chinese for that matter) literally translates to beautiful country. As a Canadian, I take offense to that.Common Words using this Character: = the United States = an American = Art = a beautiful person = a beautiful woman = beauty parlor = a beautiful man (pretty boy)..== Korea/China(Korean name:)You learned earlier that the character means Korea. It is very easy for learners to be confused between and , which are both . You will find the character on various things around or in Korea in relation to the Han River (the river that goes through Seoul). However, is typically used to refer to things that literally refer to the country of Korea (for example, the country itself, the language and the people).
Common Words using this Character: = writing Korean in Chinese characters = Hanja = Hanyang (an old name for the city of Seoul) = Hanseong (an old name for the city of Seoul) = Han River (the river that goes through Seoul) = Bukhansan (mountain range in the north of Seoul)
Hanja Lesson 9: , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In this lesson, you will learn five words that all relate to water in one way or another. Most very simple, all very common..== River(Korean name:)Whenever you see the radical the meaning of the who character usually relates to water in some way. is very easy to remember because of this water designation, plus the part of the character looks like a flowing to me. The part of the character actually has a purpose of indicating pronunciation in Chinese, but for the casual learner of Hanja (at this point), you dont need to worry about it.Common Words using this Character: = river = the Han River = north of the river = a mouth of a river (estuary) = popular district in Seoul (Gangnam) south of the riverFor the first time, all the words above contain only Hanja characters! Woohoo!.== Water(Korean name:)Whereas specifically refers to a river, refers to water in general.Common Words using this Character: = drink/beverage = perfume = natural/spring water = lake = flood = moisture = waste water = water damage = swimming = water that one uses through plumbing (it comes up  through the pipes)Notice that it becomes increasingly easier to understand the meaning of a character in a word if you know the meaning of the other characters and the translation in English. For example, () means waste water. Through this, you can easily deduce that the meaning of the character means waste..== Stream(Korean name:)Actually, this character is not found in very many common Korean words. Drawing this character however is very easy and with its relation to water words, I decided to introduce it in this lesson.The picture is supposed to represent a flowing stream.Common Words using this Character: = the city of Incheon = a small stream = the name of a (man-made) stream in the center of Seoul..=/= Cold(Korean name:)Not to get on a whole Korean language history lesson here, but traditional Korean words didnt have as the first letter in a syllable of a word. Instead, it was pronounced as . So, depending on the position of this character, it could be pronounced as or . Note that newer words that have made their way into the Korean language borrowed from other languages can have as the first letter of the word (for example, , , etc). Used to indicate that something is cold.
Common Words using this Character: = Naeng-myeon (cold noodle dish) = refrigerator = freezer = air conditioning.== Origin(Korean name:)Not entirely related to water, but water has to originate from somewhere, right? No? Haha, anyways, a very common character that is also found in the name of Japan.Common Words using this Character: = Japan (day origin) = Japanese person = originally = an original document = basic/fundamental = root, basis = capital (in business)
Hanja Lesson 10: , , , , Click here for a PDF copy of all our Hanja lessons.In this lesson, you will learn five characters that are related to ones body or ones feelings..== Heart/Emotions(Korean name:)Though this character literally means heart, it often is used in words to describe the center of something or ones feelings.Common Words using this Character: = heart (organ) = the center = the main point/focus = mentality = curiosity = suspicion.== Body(Korean name:)Common Words using this Character: = oneself = position/status = you = mind and body..== Body(Korean name:)Very complicated writing this character, but it comes up a lot in various words. While the strokes might look complicated, if you learn how to write it stroke-by-stroke, you will see that it actually isnt that difficult.Common Words using this Character: = physical education = experience = strength/stamina/physical ability = everything/all of = physical = an organism = group/organization.== Feeling/Emotion(Korean name:)Common Words using this Character: = emotion = sense/feeling = impression = confidence = the flu = to sense something beforehand = an uncomfortable feeling.== Family/House(Korean name:)Usually used on words with some sort of relation to family or ones family house. However, it is also sometimes used as the last character in a word to denote a profession.Common Words using this Character: = country = family = furniture = novelist = painter = specialist = author = family