교사

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 敎師, from (teaching) + (mentor)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ˈkjoːsʰa̠]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gyosa
RR (translit.) gyosa
MC kyosa
Yale kyōsa

Noun[edit]

교사 (gyosa) (hanja 敎師)

  1. a teacher, the profession, especially in a primary or secondary school, of being a teacher. Not used to address an individual directly.
Related terms[edit]
  • 강사 (gangsa, “instructor”)
  • 교수 (gyosu, “professor”)
  • 선생 (seonsaeng, “teacher”) (the title used to directly address a person)
  • 스승 (seuseung, “mentor/master”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 校舍

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ˈkjoːsʰa̠]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gyosa
RR (translit.) gyosa
MC kyosa
Yale kyōsa

Noun[edit]

교사 (gyosa) (hanja 校舍)

  1. school building, school house