Among the Asian names among the Russian man in the street more oftenall on hearing Japanese and Chinese forms. But with the specifics of the Korean onomasticon in our country are few. In this article, we will briefly cover this topic and find out what Korean names and surnames are.
About Korean names and surnames
The first step is to touch on whichthe principle is based on Korean names and names. First, I must say that the overwhelming number of surnames are monosyllabic, that is, they consist of one syllable. But Korean names, on the contrary, are often composite, including two syllables. For example, the president of South Korea bears the name of Mu Hyun, and his name is No. The surname is pronounced in the first place, therefore in official chronicles it is called No Mu Hyun. Although the Korean name is usually written in Russian in two words, it is just a feature of the way of hieroglyphic writing that has settled in Russia. It is important to understand that this is not really two names, but one name consisting of two hieroglyphic syllables.
It should also be noted that Korean names inthe overwhelming majority of them are of Chinese origin. As for the surnames, they are mostly based on the Korean root, although it is essentially Sinoted. In general, there are relatively few names in Korean everyday life. But there are a lot of names. Pick them up with a special ceremony, trained by the rules of the name of the sayers of fortune-tellers. Since the name is chosen from two hieroglyphs, this leads to the fact that a fixed onomasticon in Korea simply does not exist. Korean names can represent the most diverse versions of two syllables. Plus, almost any Chinese character can be included in the name, of which there are about seventy thousand in total. Although, of course, there are those that are used more often than others. But still the probability of meeting two people in Korea with the same names is practically zero. It happens that sometimes the name of two people sounds the same. But even so, they will most likely be written differently, as many Chinese characters that sound differently in Korea are beginning to be pronounced in the same way. From time to time there are difficulties associated with the translation. After all, if it is not known how Korean names are written in hieroglyphics, then it can and can not be adequately translated.
Another feature of the onomasticon of Korea isthat Korean names are masculine and women's names are written and pronounced identically. In other words, they simply are not divided into male and female, which is somewhat unusual for European consciousness. The only way to determine the sex of a person by name is to delve into the meaning. For example, it is unlikely that the girl will be called Meng Ho, which means "brave tiger". But, as it is to be assumed, such a system of sexual identification does not always work and the results give only the supposed ones.
Beautiful Korean names
Next we will go directly to the listKorean names. But, as already mentioned above, it is simply impossible to compile such a list. Therefore, all the Korean names of girls and men, which will be given below, are only examples. We will list the most common and beautiful syllables in terms of sound and meaning, without forming pairs of full-value nominal forms. All Korean names in this list will be sorted alphabetically.
Amen. This is the syllable, which denote the child's name.
Bao. This is the root that is included in many Korean names, the male predominantly. It means "protection".
Wien. This word, which means "completion."
Jung. A very popular syllable in Korean nominal forms. This is not surprising, so its meaning is love.
Dook. In this case, it's about desire. This is how the word is translated.
Yen. This word is translated into Russian as "peace."
Yonam. This name means "swallow's rock".
Yong. This name is an example of the tradition of calling a child some noble quality. In this case, it's courage.
Yeseul. This word is called morning dew. It also became an integral part of many Korean names.
Kim. A very popular form in Korean names and surnames. Means "golden" or "golden".
Lin. This is one of the names that originates in the seasons. Means the spring.
Lien. This word hides the name of a plant so important to Asian spirituality as a lotus.
Munlöl. A very interesting name, which literally can be translated with the words "literary feat."
Nung. This word is translated as "velvet". Many Korean girls names include it in themselves.
Ngoc. This is the name of any precious stone.
Nguet. Virtually all cultures have names that mention the moon. This syllable is the designation of the night luminary.
OK. This word is nothing else than the designation of a stone known in Russia under the name "jasper".
Pakpao. Translated into Russian, this word means "kite".
Puong. This word in the Korean dialect designates a bird known to us as a phoenix.
Sunan. This name can be translated both as a "kind word" and as a "blessing".
Juice. This is the name that means "stone".
Soo. A complex abstract concept. In Russian, it can roughly be translated as the phrase "noble spirit."
Thay. In Russian, this syllable can be referred to as "friendly" or "friendly", "comradely".
Thi. Under this syllable lies a literary work, which in Russian we would call a poem.
Tuen. The meaning, which conceals this word, is translated into Russian by the word "ray".
Hoa. There are many plant names in Korea. This, for example, simply means "flower".
Zing. You can adequately convey this name with the word "jewel".
Chow. This syllable stands for "pearls". It is often used in the compilation of female names.
Chi. This syllable conveys what we call the "tree branch" in Russian.
Shin. Another of the names, reflecting the good character. In this case, the syllable is translated as "trust".
Yuong. A very noble name, the direct meaning of which is courage.
Young. This is the name that is most often given to girls. This fact is quite natural, because its literal meaning is always young.