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Jong il

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Hangul  종일
McCune–Reischauer  Chong'il
Revised Romanization  Jong-il
Hanja  jong: 宗種鐘終從縱倧琮淙悰 綜瑽鍾慫腫踵椶柊蹤 il: 一日逸溢鎰馹佾佚壹劮

Jong-il, also spelled Jong-yil, is a Korean masculine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 19 hanja with the reading "jong" and ten hanja with the reading "il" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.

People with this name include:

  • Ra Jong-yil (born 1940), South Korean diplomat
  • Kim Jong-il (1941/1942–2011), second leader of North Korea
  • Kim Jong-il (athlete) (born 1962), South Korean long jumper
  • Park Jong-il (born 1972), South Korean ski mountaineer
  • Choi Jong-il, South Korean businessman, CEO of Iconix Entertainment
  • References

    Jong-il Wikipedia

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