[ hwahn, wahn ]
/ ʰwɑn, wɑn /
noun, plural hwan.
a former monetary unit of South Korea.
Origin of hwan
< Korean, the reading of a character used as a graphic synonym of wǒn (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese yuán yuan)
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On the twenty-ninth they attacked the places Tung(18 r.) hwan and Too shin, and killed nearly a thousand men.
We should thus get hwan he haueden er ilk ing deled, when they had there distributed every thing.The Lay of Havelok the Dane|Unknown
/ (hwɑːn, wɑːn) /
Word Origin for hwan
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