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"교장 선생님"

Translation:School principal

December 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CF00l

校長 先生님


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pluureng

校長 先生님

  • 校 - school; 학
  • 長 - chief; leader; elder; adult; 어른
  • 先 - to advance; first; prior; 먼저
  • 生 - to be born; to live; life; 날 (나다)

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LesChristiansen

Principal teacher? Mr. Principal? Why 성생님 when 교장 aready means "principa"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiKenun

Interestingly, both 교장 선생님 and 교장님 are used. I wonder if one is just more proper or if it has a nuance.

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