Fin.K.L (핑클) was a female South Korean pop group. Their name stands for Fin Killing Liberty, which is intended to mean "ending the oppression of all freedom" (fin means "ending" in French). This name was selected before its inception, from a polling of potential fans of the upcoming group. This is the reason for the lack of clear meaning in Fin.K.L's English name, for the Korean counterpart (핑클) was selected first. Fin.K.