시조

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ɕʰid͡ʑo̞]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR sijo
RR (translit.) sijo
MC sijo
Yale sico

Noun[edit]

시조 (sijo) (hanja 時調)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɕʰiːd͡ʑo̞]

IPA(key) [ˈɕʰiːd͡ʑo̞]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR sijo
RR (translit.) sijo
MC sijo
Yale sīco

Noun[edit]

시조 (sijo) (hanja 始祖)

  1. founder; ancestor of a clan or lineage