Gender Masculine
Scripts 悟空(Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. OO-KUWNG(Chinese)
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "awakened to emptiness", from Chinese () meaning "enlightenment, awakening" and (kōng) meaning "empty, hollow, sky". This is the name of the Monkey King, Sun Wukong, in the 16th-century Chinese novel Journey to the West.

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Entry updated April 25, 2021