인사

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 人事 (human affairs). The "greeting" sense, invented in Korea, is attested since 1459 as Middle Korean ᅀᅵᆫᄉᆞ〮 (Yale: zìnsó).

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Romanizations
Revised Romanization?insa
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Noun[edit]

인사 (insa) (hanja 人事)

  1. greeting
  2. personnel matters, human resources
  3. (dated, literary) human affairs, ways of the world

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