U+D654, 화
HANGUL SYLLABLE HWA
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[U+D653]
Hangul Syllables
[U+D655]




호 ←→ 홰

Korean

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Etymology 1

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Sino-Korean word from (fire), from the Middle Korean reading 화〯 (Yale: hwǎ).

Pronunciation

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  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɸwa̠(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hwa
McCune–Reischauer?hwa
Yale Romanization?hwā

Noun

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(hwa) (hanja )

  1. anger; rage
    여자 났습니까?Geu yeoja-neun wae hwaga natseumnikka?Why was she angry?
  2. Short for 화요일(火曜日) (hwayoil, Tuesday).
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Etymology 2

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Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 화〯 (Yale: hwǎ).

Pronunciation

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  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɸwa̠(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hwa
McCune–Reischauer?hwa
Yale Romanization?hwā

Noun

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(hwa) (hanja )

  1. disaster; misfortune
    부르다hwa-reul bureudato ask for trouble
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Etymology 3

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Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: hwà).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

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(hwa) (hanja )

  1. (formal) harmony; peace
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Etymology 4

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Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation

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

Suffix

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—화 (-hwa) (hanja )

  1. -ization; -ification
    서양 (西洋)seoyanghwa (西洋 )Westernization
    세계 (世界)segyehwa (世界 )globalization
    발칸 (발칸)BalkanhwaBalkanization
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Etymology 5

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Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation

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

Suffix

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—화 (-hwa) (hanja /)

  1. genre or style of painting
    서양 (西洋)seoyanghwa (西洋 )Western painting
    수채 (水彩)suchaehwa (水彩 )watercolour (lit. watercolour painting)
    풍경 (風景)punggyeonghwa (風景 )landscape painting
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Etymology 6

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Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation

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

Suffix

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—화 (-hwa) (hanja )

  1. type of shoe
    축구 (蹴球)chukguhwa (蹴球 )soccer cleats
    런닝 (런닝)reonninghwarunning shoes
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Etymology 7

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Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable

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(hwa)

Extended content
  1. : fire
    (MC reading: (MC xwaX))
  2. : flower
    (MC reading: (MC xwae))
  3. : China
    (MC reading: (MC hwae|xwae|hwaeH))
  4. : talk; episode (in a book, series, etc.)
    (MC reading: (MC hwaejH))
  5. : picture
    (MC reading: (MC hweaH|hweak))
  6. : transformation
    (MC reading: (MC xwaeH))
  7. : harmony
    (MC reading: (MC hwa|hwaH))
  8. : shoe
    (MC reading: (MC xjwa))