한글

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Korean[edit]

한글 (Hangeul)

Etymology[edit]

From (, han, “Korea”) / (han, “big, great”) + (geul, “writing”). Coined in 1910 by Choe Nam-seon and Ju Si-gyeong.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈha̠ːnɡɯɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? han-geul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? hangeul
McCune–Reischauer? han'gŭl
Yale Romanization? hānkul

Noun[edit]

한글 (han-geul)

  1. hangeul, hangul, Hangul, Korean letters.
    한글은 15(십오)세기에 만들어진 글자이다.
    Han-geureun 15(sibo)segie mandeureojin geuljaida.
    Hangul is the writing system made in the 15th century.
  2. (mistakenly) the Korean language.
    한글을 바르게 사용합시다.
    Han-geureul bareuge sayonghapsida.
    (when pointing out the indiscriminate use of neologisms) Let's use the right words.

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