Hangeul

See also: hangeul and han-geul

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Korean 한글 (han-geul, Korean script).

PronunciationEdit

 
the word “hangeul” in hangeul
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɑnˌɡul/
  • Hyphenation: Han‧geul

NounEdit

Hangeul (uncountable)

  1. The phonetic alphabet used to write the Korean language.
    Synonym: Chosongul

Usage notesEdit

  • The spelling Hangeul/hangeul is from the Korean spelling in the 1959-SK transcription and the 2000 South Korean Revised transcription. Hangul derives from the older McCune-Reischauer transcription hangŭl written without the diacritics: it is the more common English spelling. Within the English Wiktionary, hangeul is preferred.
  • 한글 (han-geul) is the official name in South Korea, and 조선글 (朝鮮, joseon-geul) is the official name in North Korea; hence, scholars may prefer to use Hangeul in reference to South Korea, and Chosongul in reference to North Korea.

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