Il-Seong

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GenderMasculine
UsageKorean
Scripts일성 Korean Hangul 日成, etc. Korean Hanja
PronouncedPron.EEL-SUNG
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Meaning & History

From Sino-Korean (il) meaning "sun, day" and (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded". Other hanja character combinations are possible. A notable bearer was Kim Il-sung (1912-1994), the first leader of North Korea.

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celestial, nature, time periods
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute