U+C6D0, 원
HANGUL SYLLABLE WEON
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Hangul Syllables
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KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit





우 ←→ 웨

SyllableEdit

(won)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

 
원 (sense 1): Obverse of a 10,000 South Korean won note

From Mandarin (circle” > “round coin) referring to the piece of eight (compare Japanese (en), Mandarin (yuán)).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?won
Revised Romanization (translit.)?won
McCune–Reischauer?wŏn
Yale Romanization?wen

NounEdit

(won)

  1. won; the official currency of South Korea, sign = (KRW)
  2. won; the official currency of North Korea (KPW)
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Chinese:
  • English: won
    • Vietnamese: uôn
  • German: Won
  • French: won
  • Japanese: ウォン (won)
  • Russian: вона (vona)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Sinitic

NounEdit

(won)

  1. (mathematics) circle
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From English one

NounEdit

(won)

  1. one
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

SyllableEdit

(won) (incomplete list)