무궁화

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Korean[edit]

무궁화

Etymology[edit]

Literally "eternal flower," from 무궁 (無窮, mugung, “eternity”) and (, hwa, “flower”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[muɡuŋβwa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? mugunghwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)? mugunghwa
McCune–Reischauer? mugunghwa
Yale Romanization? mukwunghwa

Noun[edit]

무궁화 (mugunghwa) (hanja 無窮花)

  1. Hibiscus syriacus; a rose of Sharon (a national symbol of Korea).
  2. semi-express train.

See also[edit]