hwan

noun
\ˈ(h)wän\
plural hwan

Definition of hwan 

: the won of South Korea

Note: Although won is the transliteration that is currently used for South Korea's basic monetary unit, hwan was the prevalent transliteration from 1953 to 1962.

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First Known Use of hwan

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hwan

Korean

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