Precepts #4 - #6 of Traditional Korean Archery

 

Precept #4

 

禮 儀 嚴 守

 

예 의 엄 수

 

'Ye' good manners, politeness
'Eui' deportment, usage, rule, manners
'Eom' serious, stern
'Soo' maintain, guard, hold on to

 

Ye Eui Eom Soo

"Be courteous."

 


Precept #5

 

廉直果敢

 

염직과감

 

'Yeom' pure, modest, uncorrupted
'Jik' straight, direct, honest
'Gwa' results
'Gahm' daring, venture,presume
과감 'Gwa Gahm' boldness, determination

 

Yeom  Jik Gwa Gahm

"When in a position of power, act with integrity."

 


 Precept #6

 

習 射 無 言

 

습 사 무 언

 

'Sub'  custom, practice
'Sa'  aim at, fire, shoot, (loose an arrow)
'Mo'  nothing, not having
'Un'  words, speech, talking

 

Sub Sa Moo Un

"Don't speak while there is shooting."