Hanja Lesson 36: 原, 開, 創, 始




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In this lesson, you will learn four characters related to starting and origins.

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原 = 원 = Originate
(Korean name:  언덕 원)

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Common Words using this Character:
原料 = raw materials
原本 = script
原子 = atom
江原道 = province in Korea
原주民 = aboriginal people
原인 = cause/source
原리 = principle
原칙 = principle
原가 = original price
原래 = originally
기原 = origin
原유 = crude oil

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開 = 개 = Open
(Korean name:  열 개)

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Common Words using this Character:
開場 = opening of a place
開通 = opening of a new road/subway line
開國 = founding of a country
開講 = opening of a course
公開하다 = to make public
開최하다 = to host an event
開최國 = hosting country
開시 = beginning
開척者 = pioneer

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創 = 창 = Establish
(Korean name: 비롯할 창)

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Common Words using this Character:
創作 = original creation
創業 = founding a company
創조 = creation
創조者 = creator
創의 = originality, creativity
創사 = anniversary for founding day for a business
創시 = found
創시者 = founder of some concept like “the founder of science”

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始 = 시 = Start
(Korean name:  비로소 시)

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Common Words using this Character:
開始 = beginning
始作 = start
創始 = found
始發點 = departure point
創始者 = founder
始動을 걸다 = to start a car

 

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