朝鮮

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See also: 朝鲜

Chinese[edit]

 
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)
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朝鮮 (Written Standard Chinese?)
朝鮮 (稱謂) (Written Standard Chinese?)
Names of Korea (English)

Etymology[edit]

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”.

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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

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Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 朝鮮

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. Korea

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

朝鮮 (Joseon) (hangeul 조선)

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Han characters[edit]

朝鮮

  1. Hán tự form of Triều Tiên, “Korea