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Scripts 武汉(Chinese) ووهان(Arabic) ووھان(Kurdish Sorani)
Pronounced Pron. OO-KHAN(Chinese) WOO-hahn(Dutch) woo-HAHN(English) oo-HAHN(English) WOO-AN(French) WOO-KHAN(French) WOO-khan(Polish) VOO-khan(Polish) woo-KHAN(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From a portmanteau of 武昌 (Wǔchāng) and 汉口 (Hànkǒu), the names of two of the three towns combined to form modern Wuhan. This is the name of the capital city of the Chinese province of Hubei.