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This is a glossary of Korean terms used throughout the wiki as seen, mentioned, or implied in the Twelve Nights universe.

Contents: A B C D G H J M N P S U Y

A Edit

ahjumma
How Koreans address middle-aged women

B Edit

baeja
A sleeveless outer jacket or vest
baji
Baggy pants
baji jeogori
An outfit consisting of a blouse shirt and baggy pants
beoseon
The generic term for socks
binyeo
A long and thin hairpiece worn by women to hold their hair
Buwongun
A specific title during Joseon era given to the empress's father or to a person of utmost merit, especially one who has reached the rank of the chief state councilor

C Edit

cheolik
A long-sleeved one-piece gown for men made by sewing the jeogori and a skirt
chima
A wrap-around skirt
chima jeogori
Ensemble of the standard hanbok consisting of a blouse shirt and wrap-around skirt

D Edit

dapo
A short-sleeved gown worn over another long-sleeved gown (usually the cheolik)
dong-gi
A young virgin gisaeng
donggot
A pin that holds the sangtu together
dongjeong
The collar of a typical jeogori
durumagi
A variety of the po, which is usually the topmost layer of clothing worn over the blouse shirt

G Edit

gakdae
A belt worn by officials
gisaeng
A female Korean courtesan and artist who works to entertain others
git
The neckband in a hanbok, usually shaped into a rectangle or a curved line
goreum
A ribbon or coat string of the hanbok that ties the blouse shirt

H Edit

hwa
The generic term for boots
hwaja
A variation of hwa, worn by civil and military officials alongside their uniform
hye
Low-cut shoes resembling loafers and flats

J Edit

jeogori
A blouse shirt
jeonbok
A type of sleeveless long vest
jeonmo
An outdoor hat usually worn by gisaeng
jipsin
Shoes made of straw
joki
A sleeveless vest

M Edit

myeonryugwan
The king's most special ceremonial crown, with beads of the crown surrounding the king's head, face, and ears

N Edit

norigae
A traditional accessory that is hung from a woman's waist belt
nyang
An old Korean currency used during late Goryeo and Joseon eras

P Edit

po
An outer robe or overcoat

S Edit

Samgantaek
A three-stage process in which the emperor's or prince's bride is drafted and selected
sangcham
A gathering in the Goryeo and Joseon eras where others went to see the king and ask him questions informally, akin to a royal chatting session
sangtu
A topknot
sokchima
An underskirt in hanbok, similar to a petticoat
sokgot
The general term used for undergarments regardless of gender

U Edit

unhye
Low-cut shoes like loafers and flats for women

Y Edit

yongjam
A lavish hairpin having a dragon shape
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