Hanja Time – Have a Ball

The Chinese character 球 (구 – “Gu”) means ‘ball’ or ‘sphere’.  Many Korean names for sports and games have this character in them. 야구 “Yagu” (野球) – Baseball The first sound, 야 “Ya” means countryside, or field.  When 구 “Gu” is added it becomes “Field-ball”, or baseball.   탁구 “Tak-gu” (卓球) – Ping pong/ Table… Read More Hanja Time – Have a Ball