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The analysis of personal suffix of Sino-Korean words between Korean and Chinese – focused on the occupational personal suffix

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Qinglong Jin, Assistant Professor

Department of Korean Language and Literature

Minzu University of China

Whether in Chinese or Korean, in creation pattern derivative role of the suffix is very important. Especially in Korean suffix which is well developed, and also there are many derivative words, also have many personal suffix. This paper is focus on the occupational Sino-Korean words of personal suffix, which showed hierarchical characteristic.

In this paper, we collect the occupational Sino-Korean words of personal suffix list in Korean and Chinese, through semantic marker analysis, to compare the common and different points of the occupational word suffix between these two languages.

Through compare analysis, the characteristic of Sino-Korean words of personal suffix between Korean and Chinese are:

Firstly, in Korean and Chinese, occupational Sino-Korean words of personal suffix is based on “specialty”(전문성),can be classified as “specialty in knowledge” type (지식 전문성 유형) “specialty in skill” type(기술전문성유형), “not specialty in knowledge or skill” type.

Second in Korean and Chinese with the occupational personal suffix in their own system, not only can reflect hierarchical characteristic but also show the phenomenon of differentiation.

Third in Korean and Chinese, some of occupational personal suffix exhibit cross relationship. e.x. Korean ‘-사(士)’corresponding to Chinese‘師’, in Korean ‘-사(師)’ corresponding to Chinese‘士’.

Fourth in Korean and Chinese, some of occupational personal suffix exhibit one to many relationships. e.x. Chinese ‘-家’corresponding to Korean ‘-가(家)’、‘-자(者)’at the same time.


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