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KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit


IPA(key) [sʰʌ̹nɡjo]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR seon-gyo
RR (translit.) seongyo
MC sŏn'gyo
Yale senkyo

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from (proclaiming) + (religion)

NounEdit

선교 (seon-gyo) (hanja 宣敎)

  1. (religion) mission; missionary work
    그는 선교를 했다.
    He did missionary work.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from (Seon) + (teachings)

NounEdit

선교 (seon-gyo) (hanja 禪敎)

  1. (Buddhism) The Zen and non-Zen sects of Buddhism, considered as a group
Related termsEdit
  • 선종 (seonjong, “Zen”)
  • 교종 (gyojong, “non-Zen”)