조상

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕo̞sʰa̠ŋ/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): josangRR (transliteration): josangMC: chosangYale: cosang

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (ancestor) + (above)

Noun[edit]

조상 (josang) (hanja 祖上)

  1. One’s deceased ancestor or ancestors.
  2. (by extension) Previous ages.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 彫像, from (graven) + (shape)

Noun[edit]

조상 (josang) (hanja 彫像)

  1. A statue or statues.
Synonyms[edit]