사전

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 辭典)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 事典)

  1. encyclopedia
Derived terms[edit]
  • 백과사전 (baekgwasajeon, “encyclopedia about all subject”)

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 事前)

  1. beforehand