Hangul (Korean Language)
Hangul is the official alphabet of the Korean language and it’s used in both South and North Korea. The alphabet was created in the year 1443 in the Joseon Dynasty.
The Korean alphabet is made up of 19 consonant letters and 21 vowel characters for a total of 40 main letters. There are some obsolete characters and combination characters as well but the main alphabet is 40 letters.
The name of the Korean alphabet, Hangul (한글) means great script in Korean. Han (한) means great and Geul (글) means script.
Korean Class 101
In this lesson, you will learn the basics of Korean Language in short span of time. Just try and enjoy the process.
Getting To Know Hangul
Basic Conversation 2