공부

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 工夫, from (labour, work) + (man)

Noun[edit]

공부 (gongbu) (hanja 工夫)

  1. learning; study
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 貢賦

Noun[edit]

공부 (gongbu) (hanja 貢賦)

  1. tribute

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 工部

Proper noun[edit]

공부 (Gongbu) (hanja 工部)

  1. (historical politics) The imperial Chinese Ministry of Works from the Tang to Qing dynasties
  2. (historical politics) the Korean ministry of Works of Goryeo Kingdom
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