From 한(韓) (Han, “Korea”) / 한 (han-, “big, great”) + 글 (geul, “writing”). Coined in 1910 by Choe Nam-seon and Ju Si-gyeong.
- (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈha̠(ː)nɡɯɭ]
- Phonetic hangul: [한(ː)글]
- Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||hangeul|
한글 • (han'geul)
- (chiefly South Korea) Hangul, the Korean alphabet
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:한글
- (proscribed) the Korean language
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:한국어
- (colloquial, proscribed) a non-borrowed Korean word