보수

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 報酬, from (to repay) + (payment).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpo̞ːsʰu]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? bosu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bosu
McCune–Reischauer? posu
Yale Romanization? pōswu

Noun[edit]

보수 (bosu) (hanja 報酬)

  1. reward
  2. pay; wage
    노동 제공한 대가 보수 받다.
    Nodong-eul jegonghan daegaro bosureul batda.
    to receive a pay for the labour provided.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 保守, from (protection) + (defend).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpo̞ːsʰu]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? bosu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bosu
McCune–Reischauer? posu
Yale Romanization? pōswu

Noun[edit]

보수 (bosu) (hanja 保守)

  1. conservation
  2. (politics) political conservatism
    보수 세력 진보 세력 서로 대치 이다.
    Bosu seryeokgwa jinbo seryeogeun seoro daechi jung-ida.
    The conservatives and the progressives are facing off each other.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 補修, from (repair) + (repair).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpo̞ːsʰu]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? bosu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bosu
McCune–Reischauer? posu
Yale Romanization? pōswu

Noun[edit]

보수 (bosu) (hanja 補修)

  1. restoration, maintenance, repair
    도로 보수 위해 작업자 도로 차선 막았다.
    Doro bosureul wihae jageopjadeuri doroui han chaseoneul magatda.
    The workers blocked a lane of the road for road repairs.

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (step) + (count).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpo̞ːs͈u]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? bosu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? bosu
McCune–Reischauer? possu
Yale Romanization? pōqswu

Noun[edit]

보수 (bosu) (hanja 步數)

  1. step count
    산책 마친 계보기 기록 보수 확인하였다.
    Naneun sanchaegeul machin hu gyebogie girokdoen bosureul hwaginhayeotda.
    After the walk, I checked my step count recorded on the pedometer.