공자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 工資, from  (“work”) and (“funds”). Borrowed from the Chinese 工资 (gōngzī).

Noun[edit]

공자 (gongja) (hanja 工資)

  1. (Yanbian) pay; wages
Synonyms[edit]
  • 급료 (geumnyo, standard South Korean)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Chinese name 孔子.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

공자 (Gongja) (hanja 孔子)

  1. Confucius

See also[edit]

  • 유학 (yuhak, “Confucianism”)