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Hangul 민석
Hanja , , and others
Revised Romanization Min-seok
McCune–Reischauer Minsŏk

Min-seok, also spelled Min-suk, is a Korean masculine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 27 hanja with the reading "min" and 20 hanja with the reading "seok" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.[1]

People with this name include:

  • Cho Minsuk (born 1966), South Korean architect
  • Baek Minseok (born 1971), South Korean writer
  • Jeong Min-suk (born 1978), alias Jeong Yol, South Korean LGBT rights activist

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  1. ^ "인명용 한자표" [Table of hanja for use in personal names] (PDF). South Korea: Supreme Court. p. 23. Retrieved 2013-10-17.