삼성

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“three”) and (“sage”).. Literally "the Three Sages."

Proper noun[edit]

삼성 (Samseong) (hanja 三聖)

  1. Buddha, Jesus, and Confucius.
  2. Buddha, Confucius, and Lao Tzu.
  3. Various groupings of famous Chinese sages; frequently Lao Tzu, Confucius, and Yan Hui.
  4. Hwanin, Hwanung, and Dangun, three key figures in the Dangun foundation myth.
  5. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“three”) and (“observation”).

Noun[edit]

삼성 (samseong) (hanja 三省)

  1. To introspect three times daily.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • 삼성하다 (samseonghada, “to reflect thrice daily”)

Etymology 3[edit]

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Sino-Korean word from 三星, from  (“three”) and (“star”).

Proper noun[edit]

삼성 (samseong) (hanja 三星) "tristar" or "three stars"

  1. Samsung

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