Hanja Lesson 33: 高, 最, 初, 惡, 低




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In this lesson, you will learn five characters related to the best and worst.

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高 = 고 = High
(Korean name:  높을 고)

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Common Words using this Character:
최高 = the best, the most
高속逃路 = highway
高함 = a scream
高등學生 = high school students
高등學校 = high school
高혈압 = high blood pressure
高급 = high level
高도 = altitude
高지방 = high in fat

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最 = 최 = Most
(Korean name:  가장 최)

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Common Words using this Character:
最大 = the best, the maximum
最小 = the least, the minimum
最新 = the most recent
最上 = the best
最高  = the best, the most
最근 = recent(ly)
最저 = the lowest
最악 = the worst

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初 = 초 = Start
(Korean name: 처음 초)

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Common Words using this Character:
初 = denotes the early stage of some time
初期 = the early stages of something
最初 = the first time something happens
初등學校 = elementary school
初등學生 = elementary school student
初보 = novice




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惡 = 악 = Worst, Evil
(Korean name:  악할 악)

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Common Words using this Character:
最惡 = the worst
惡用 = abuse/miss-use
惡談 = criticism
惡마 = devil
惡취 = really bad smell
惡몽 = nightmare
惡化시키다 = aggravate
惡순환 = a viscous circle
惡영향 = bad influence

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低 = 저 = Low
(Korean name: 낮을 저)

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Common Words using this Character:
最低 = the lowest
低가 = low price
低렴하다 = inexpensive
最低기온 = minimum temperature
低혈압 = low blood pressure
低소득 = low income
低지방 = low in fat

 

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