Ancient Choseon (古朝鮮)

Ancient Choseon (古朝鮮)

• Bastard Son (庶子)

The “bastard son” or “son from the younger wife” is explainable as a result of the combination of the TM stems *se’uñ “relative (by marriage)” and *kuŋan “child; son”. The phrase *se’uñ kuŋan had formal signs hinting at its connection with *se’un kuŋan “Son of Heaven” and *se’un kuŋan “Lord of Heaven”.

Ancient Choseon (古朝鮮)

• Lord of Heaven (桓雄)

The most common ruler title in “The Legend of Tangun” was 桓雄 *hu’an (x)uŋu = 天王 “Heaven Lord”. It was formed by the Tungus-Manchu common nouns *hu’an “sun; heaven” and *(x)uŋu “head of the clan (tribe), elder, leader”. The variations of *(x)uŋu were *(x)uŋa or *(x)uŋan.

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Here you will find articles about the myths of the ancient Koreans, recreating the appearance of their language and worldview, works of ancient Korean poetry and literature, special articles about the words of the languages of states that appeared and disappeared in different periods of Korean history. Comprehending the meaning of everything that has been preserved from talented ancestors will make it possible to understand the historical roots of the Korean people, to bring closer the answer to the question of who are the Koreans and what is the future perspective for the nation.

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