Chinese Character | Lesson 1

  • 한자 | 漢字
한자소리한자어
하나, 한one一年 (one year), 一月 (January),
둘, 두two二十 (twenty), 二학기(second
셋, 세three三月(March), 三성 (three stars)
넷, 네four四年 (four years), 四학년(senior)
다섯five五月 五日 (May 5-Childrens’ day)
여섯six六月 (June), 六개月 (six months)
일곱seven七반 (the class 7), 七年 (seven years)
여덟eight八十年대 (80s), 八月 (August),
아홉nine九日 (the ninth day), 九개月(nine months)
ten十분 (ten minutes), 十年지기 (an old friend)
day日요일 (Sunday), 日기 (diary)
moon, month月말 (the end of the month), 月급 (a monthly salary)
년/연year年초 (the beginning of the year), 年간 (annual),
  • 사자성어 | 四字成語
삼삼오오 | 三三五五

  • 사람들이 삼삼오오 모여들었다 | People started to gather in small groups[by twos and threes].
  • 아이들이 삼삼오오 모여 앉아 얘기를 나누었다 | The children sat in small groups of twos and threes as they talked.
  • 三 | 삼 (셋, 세, three)
  • 五 | 오 (다섯, five)
작심삼일 | 作心三日

  • 그는 무슨 일이나 작심삼일이다 | He can’t stick to anything
  • 그는 무슨 일이나 작심삼일이다 | He can’t keep his resolutions longer than a few days.
  • 담배를 끊겠다는 그의 각오는 항상 작심삼일이다 | His resolution to quit smoking is always short-lived[always lasts only a few days].
  • 三 | 삼 (셋/세, three)
  • 日 | 일 (날, day)