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ChineseEdit

 
morning; to face; towards; facing; direct; a dynasty; the imperial court; (abbr.) Korea, esp. N. Korea
few; rare; fresh
trad. (朝鮮)
simp. (朝鲜)
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
朝鮮 (Written Standard Chinese?)
朝鮮 (稱謂) (Written Standard Chinese?)
Names of Korea (English)

EtymologyEdit

Found in many pre-Qin dynasty [before 3rd century BCE] texts. The meaning of this term is uncertain; a common literal interpretation is “morning () calm ()”, and thus, Korea is also known as the “Land of the Morning Calm”.

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

朝鮮

  1. Korea (cultural concept)
  2. (historical) Gojoseon (ancient Korean kingdom)
  3. (王朝) (historical) Joseon (ancient Korean dynasty and state)
  4. (~民主主義人民共和國) North Korea (country)
  5. (~半島) Korean Peninsula

SynonymsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

 
Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
せん
Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 朝鮮

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

朝鮮 (hiragana ちょうせん, rōmaji Chōsen, historical hiragana てうせん)

  1. Korea

Derived termsEdit

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

朝鮮 (Joseon, McCune-Reischauer: Chosŏn, Yale: Cosen) (hangeul 조선)

  1. Hanja form? of 조선, “Joseon; Korea, especially North Korea”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Han charactersEdit

朝鮮

  1. Hán tự form of Triều Tiên, “Korea