HanjaWatch: 停 (stop, suspend)

– stop, suspend

pronounced 정

정류장 – bus stop
정지[하다] – to stop
정년 – retirement age
정전[돼다] – [to have a] power cut, blackout
정학[을 받다] – [to receive a] suspension (from school)


시외 터미널까지 몇 정류장 남았어요?
How many stops until the city bus terminal?

한국에서 일부 사람들의 정년은 60세이에요.
In Korea most people retire at 60.

폭풍 때문에 많은 집들이 정전됐어요.
Because of the storm there were many blackouts.

다른 학생과 싸움을 했기 때문에 동혁이는 정학 처분을 받았어요.
Because Dong Hyeok fought with another student he received a suspension from school.

한국에 사람들이 신호등에서 항상 정지하지 않아요.
In Korea people don’t always stop at traffic lights.

2 thoughts on “HanjaWatch: 停 (stop, suspend)

  1. Thanks! This is really interesting. My friend is compiling a list of these kinds of things, and I find it really helpful in studying!

    • It’s really helped me link parts of my vocabulary together, and it comes in useful when I am trying to read newspapers too. Glad I could help, Ethan!

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