Discussion in 'All About IU' started by IUaddiction, Dec 17, 2013.
Does anyone know what does her name (lee jieun) means? By the way I love it, it's so cute :3
Her Hanja (Chinese name) is 李知恩，李 being the surname Lee 이, 知 being Ji 지 and 恩 being Eun 은.
The Chinese word 知 means to 'know' and the word 恩 means 'kindness'. Put these words together, 知恩 means to "know kindness" or to "be grateful"
This is my guess, since I'm Chinese. My understanding is that most Koreans have a Hanja Chinese name which distinguishes their names, for e.g. there would be quite a few Lee Jieuns out there but she may be the only 李知恩 in Korea, hence Hanja names help distinguish between individuals.
I love the name too! It's cute and really does suit her, considering how kind and humble she is
oooooh I don't know about this!! Thanks MrmegaIUfan!
I am not Chinese but I did learn Chinese before. I do think that is correct as well It's such a nice meaning which suits IU perfectly.
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