朝鮮人

See also: 朝鲜人

ChineseEdit

man; person; people
trad. (朝鮮人) 朝鮮
simp. (朝鲜人) 朝鲜

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

朝鮮人

  1. Korean (person)

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
せん
Grade: S
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi kan’on

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 朝鮮 (Chōsen, the Korean peninsula; North Korea) +‎ (-jin, person, person from a particular country).[1]

First cited to a text from 1635.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕo̞ːsẽ̞ɲ̟d͡ʑĩɴ]

NounEdit

(ちょう)(せん)(じん) (chōsenjin

  1. a Korean (person)
  2. (more specifically) a North Korean (person)

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Has a strong derogatory connotation when used to refer to South Koreans in particular.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

朝鮮人 (joseonin) (hangeul 조선인)

  1. Hanja form? of 조선인 ((North Korea) Korean (person)).