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U+D654, 화
HANGUL SYLLABLE HWA
Composition: +

[U+D653]
Hangul Syllables
[U+D655]




호 ←→ 홰

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (fire), from the Middle Korean reading 화〯 (Yale: hwǎ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɸwa̠(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hwa
McCune–Reischauer?hwa
Yale Romanization?hwā

Noun[edit]

(hwa) (hanja )

  1. anger; rage
    여자 났습니까?Geu yeoja-neun wae hwaga natseumnikka?Why was she angry?
  2. Short for 화요일(火曜日) (hwayoil, Tuesday).
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 화〯 (Yale: hwǎ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɸwa̠(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hwa
McCune–Reischauer?hwa
Yale Romanization?hwā

Noun[edit]

(hwa) (hanja )

  1. disaster; misfortune
    부르다hwa-reul bureudato ask for trouble
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: hwà).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(hwa) (hanja )

  1. (formal) harmony; peace
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

—화 (-hwa) (hanja )

  1. -ization; -ification
    서양 (西洋)seoyanghwa Westernization
    세계 (世界)segyehwa globalization
    발칸 (발칸)BalkanhwaBalkanization
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

—화 (-hwa) (hanja /)

  1. genre or style of painting
    서양 (西洋)seoyanghwa Western painting
    수채 (水彩)suchaehwa watercolour (lit. watercolour painting)
    풍경 (風景)punggyeonghwa landscape painting
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

—화 (-hwa) (hanja )

  1. type of shoe
    축구 (蹴球)chukguhwa soccer cleats
    런닝 (런닝)reonninghwarunning shoes
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(hwa)

Extended content
  1. : fire
    (MC reading: (MC huɑX))
  2. : flower
    (MC reading: (MC hˠua))
  3. : China
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠua, hˠua, ɦˠuaH))
  4. : talk; episode (in a book, series, etc.)
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠuaiH))
  5. : picture
    (MC reading: (MC ɦˠuɛH, ɦˠwɛk̚))
  6. : transformation
    (MC reading: (MC hˠuaH))
  7. : harmony
    (MC reading: (MC ɦuɑ, ɦuɑH))
  8. : shoe
    (MC reading: (MC hɨuɑ))