교사

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 敎師, from  (“teaching”) and (“mentor”)

Pronunciation[edit]

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”)