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Type Settlement
Scripts 함흥(Korean Hangul) 咸興(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. /hɑm.ˈhʊŋ/(English) /ham.ɣɯŋ/(Korean)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Korean 함흥 (Hamheung) derived from Sino-Korean 咸 (ham) referring to the city's former name, Hamju, combined with 興 (heung) meaning "thrive, prosper, flourish". This is the name of a city in North Korea, also used as an alternate transcription of Korean 함흥 (see Hamheung).
Added 9/24/2023 by anonymous