시조

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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”) and (“grandfather”)

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Noun[edit]

시조 ‎(sijo) ‎(hanja 始祖)

  1. founder; ancestor of a clan or lineage