Appa Mama- How the Prince’s and princesses address the King, their fathers.
Omma Mama- How the Prince’s and princesses address the Queen, their mother.
Jeonha- How others address the King
Jung Jeon- How others address the Queen
Seja Jeoha- Crown Prince
Daegun- Legitimate son/sons of the King
Bubuin- The wife of a Grand Prince
Daegam- How really high ranking officials are addressed. E.g, the ministers in this story
Yongam- Also for high ranking nobles.
Doryeonnim- for addressing the son of a noble
Agashi- for addressing the daughter of a noble
Naeuri- Middle ranking men
Ma Nim- Female version of Naeuri
Hyeong nim- elder brother or male from a guy’s perspective
Orabeoni- elder brother or male from a girl’s perspective
Noonim/Noona- elder sister or female from a guy’s perspective
Eonni- elder sister or female from a girl’s perspective
Gisaeng- The Korean equivalent of a Geisha. Considered slaveshey are entertainers, usually in music, dance, art, etc. Most also have to entertain men, of course. Their rank is one of the lowest…
Gyobang- Where Gisaengs live.
Sangbok- business outfit for Kings and court officials
Gonryongpo- specifically for Kings and princes. The front, back and arms of the garment has the round dragon emblem.
Hanbok/ Yungbok- Native Korean outfits, the yungbok being more for military, fighting, hunting and so on. The more elegant the outfit, the richer the person!
I probably won’t go into such details for the clothes, but I included their terms below:
Chima- the skirt on a lady’s Hanbok
Jeogori- the top of the Hanbok, or that small jacket on top.
Dongjeong- White collar
Otgoreum- The cloth or ribbon, which ties the Jeogori in places. Usually very long.
Norigae- Hanbok pendant. Usually hanging on the Otgoreum or from the base of the Jeogori.
Kutdongs- Cut sleeves
Kudongs- Sleeve endings
Dwikkoji- small hairpin
Baetssi daenggi- Hair adornment for unmarried women.
Cheopji- Hair adornment for married women.
Daenggi meori- Braided hair for young, unmarried girls.
Jjokjin meori- Hairstyle for married women.
Ikseongwan- King and Crown Prince’s Crown
Heukhwa- Boots worn by the king
Mokhwa- Boots for officials
Taesahye- flat shoes for nobles
Heukhye- daily flat footwear for scholars and nobles
Dopo- Over coat
Dapho- Sleeveless vest with embroidery or normal designs
Gat- The wide-brimmed hats nobles wore. The higher nobles included a string of gemstones on theirs to show their rank.
Most of the clothing terms came from the Joseon Fashion Show- Lee Soon and JOJ, by achillesbriseis on WordPress.
Hanok- Traditional Korean houses.
Palanquin…. Well…. This is English. Just that, in this story- and the Joseon era- only rich nobles rode one.
Ye/ Ne- Yes
Komabseubnida- Thank you, polite
Komawo- Thank you, informal
Kamsahabnida- Also Thank you, Polite
Kamsa- Also Thanks, informal
Daebak- Jackpot/ wow
Omo- Oh my… Used mostly by females
Aigoo- Some sort of speech exclamation type… thingy 😁
Gwang Guk- The Capital of Eondoeg Mun. It’s in the North.
Nam Guk- The Southern Province
Seo Guk- The Western Province
Dong Guk- The Eastern Province