KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from (time) + 調 (melody), abbreviation of 시절가조 (時節歌調, sijeolgajo, “trendy songs of this time”). Coined by the bard Yi Sechun (이세춘) in the term of King Yeongjo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɕʰid͡ʑo̞]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? sijo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sijo
McCune–Reischauer? sijo
Yale Romanization? sico

NounEdit

시조 (sijo) (hanja 時調)

 
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  1. sijo, a traditional lyrical form consisting of three long lines

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 始祖, from (first) + (grandfather)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɕʰiːd͡ʑo̞]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? sijo
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sijo
McCune–Reischauer? sijo
Yale Romanization? sīco

NounEdit

시조 (sijo) (hanja 始祖)

  1. founder; ancestor of a clan or lineage