servant

19:49 Jan 29, 2003
English to Korean translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: servant
What is the Korean word for servant?


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5 +1"하인" pronounced "Ha-In"
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"하인" pronounced "Ha-In"


Explanation:
하 (Ha) means "Low or Under"
인 (In) means "Person"
Together, it's pronounced "Ha-In"

Some other examples;
a female servant "하녀" (Ha-Nyo)
a civil servant/a federal employee "공무원" (Gong-Mu-Won)

A few synonyms;
"종" (Jong)
"머슴" (Muh-Sum)
Both can be used as servant


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