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"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."

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Periodic Table of Hangul ~ This is so cool! I wonder if I can buy it and frame it? This really needs to be hanging on the wall right over my PC RIGHT NOW.

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How to pronounce the Korean letter ㄹ Seems like no matter what language you’re learning, the letter R is always a difficult one to pronounce for beginners. Korean is no exception. In Hangul the R...

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