祖先

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Chinese[edit]

ancestor; forefather; grandparents
 
early; prior; former; in advance; first
simp. and trad.
(祖先)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

祖先

  1. ancestors; forebears; forefathers

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
せん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

祖先 ‎(hiragana そせん, romaji sosen)

  1. ancestor

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

祖先 ‎(joseon) ‎(hangeul 조선)

  1. Hanja form? of 조선, “ancestor”.