홍길동

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hong Gildong is the protagonist of the classic Korean novel Hong Gildong jeon.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Honggildong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Honggildong
McCune–Reischauer?Honggildong
Yale Romanization?Hongkiltong

Proper nounEdit

홍길동 (Honggildong) (hanja 洪吉童)

  1. John Doe, Jane Doe; a generic placeholder name in legal documents
    Synonym: 아무개 (amugae)