chon

chon

[chuhn]
noun, plural chon.
1.
Also, jun. a monetary unit of North Korea, the hundredth part of a won.
2.
Also, jeon. a monetary unit of South Korea, the hundredth part of a won.

Origin:
< Korean chŏn < Chinese; akin to Chinese qián; cf. sen1

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chon (tʃəʊn)
 
n , pl chon
a North and South Korean monetary unit worth one hundredth of a won

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