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How I Taught Myself Hangeul in Under 2 Hours

And you can too! I've made a free downloadable PDF of the basic Hangeul to get you started. ;) #korean


"Korean alphabet. For over a millennium, Korean was written with adapted Chinese characters called hanja, complemented by phonetic systems like hyangchal, gugyeol, and idu. In the 15th century, a national writing system called hangul was commissioned by Sejong the Great, but it only came into widespread use in the 20th century, because of the yangban aristocracy's preference for hanja."