정당

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 政黨, from  (“government affairs”) and (“group”), from Japanese 政党 ‎(seitō)

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Noun[edit]

정당 ‎(jeongdang) ‎(hanja 政黨)

  1. political party
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 正當, from  (“to be right, true”) and (“to be reasonable; to encounter, match”)

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Noun[edit]

정당 ‎(jeongdang) ‎(hanja 正當)

  1. rightfulness; justness; legitimacy
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“to be right, true”) and (“house”)

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Noun[edit]

정당 ‎(jeongdang) ‎(hanja 正堂)

  1. main building
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