홍길동

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hong Gildong is the protagonist of the classic Korean novel Hong Gildong jeon.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

홍길동 (Honggildong) (hanja 洪吉童)

  1. John Doe, Jane Doe; a generic placeholder name in legal documents
    Synonym: 아무개 (amugae)