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Type Settlement
Usage Korean
Scripts 세종(Korean Hangul) 世宗(Korean Hanja)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈsʰe̞ː.dzoŋ/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

In honor of King Sejong the Great (1397–1450), creator of the Hangul alphabet. Combination of 世 (세, se, "life, age, generation") and 宗 (종, jong, "school, sect, purpose"), thus "kind river". This is the name of the administrative capital city of South Korea.
Added 9/3/2021 by VerdeIperbolico
Edited 9/5/2021 by VerdeIperbolico