Last modified on 2 July 2014, at 05:15

사전

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 辭典 (“dictionary”) .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 辭典)

  1. dictionary
    사전을 찾아보다sajeon-eul chajaboda — to search [for a word in] a dictionary
Derived termsEdit
  • 낱말사전 (nanmalsajeon, “dictionary for words”)
  • 영어사전 (yeong-eosajeon, “dictionary for English words”)

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 事典 (“encyclopedia”) .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 事典)

  1. encyclopedia
Derived termsEdit
  • 백과사전 (baekgwasajeon, “encyclopedia about all subject”)

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from 事前, from  (“matter,”) and (“before”) .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 事前)

  1. beforehand