[ hahng-gool ]
/ ˈhɑŋ gul /


the Korean alphabetic writing system, introduced in the 15th century, containing 14 consonants and 11 vowels.

Origin of Hangul

< Korean, equivalent to han great (but frequently taken to be Han < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese hán Korea) + kŭl writing
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