KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 人事 (human affairs). The "greeting" sense, invented in Korea, is attested since 1459 as Middle Korean ᅀᅵᆫᄉᆞ〮 (Yale: zìnsó).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?insa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?insa
McCune–Reischauer?insa
Yale Romanization?insa

NounEdit

인사 (insa) (hanja 人事)

  1. greeting
  2. personnel matters, human resources
  3. (dated, literary) human affairs, ways of the world

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