hwan

[ hwahn, wahn ]
/ ʰwɑn, wɑn /

noun, plural hwan.

a former monetary unit of South Korea.

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Origin of hwan

<Korean, the reading of a character used as a graphic synonym of wǒn (<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese yuányuan)

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British Dictionary definitions for hwan

hwan
/ (hwɑːn, wɑːn) /

noun

another name for won 2 (def. 1), won 2 (def. 2)

Word Origin for hwan

Korean
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