조선

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

조선 ‎(joseon)

  1. (祖先) ancestor
  2. (造船) shipbuilding
  3. (釣船) fishing boat
  4. (漕船) cargo ship

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 朝鮮

Proper noun[edit]

조선 ‎(Joseon) ‎(hanja 朝鮮)

  1. (historical) the name of two Korean kingdoms (?–108 BC, 1392–1897)
  2. (North Koreа) Korea

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