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The alphabetic system of writing used in Korea, invented in the 1400s.

[Korean Hangŭl, great writing : han, great + kŭl, writing.]
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(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the alphabetic scheme that is used in Korea
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Too, I resolve with them to do the same; to tackle the Hangul script and spelling system as an elementary prerequisite and get on with the Korean language.
He employs the Hangul script as a decorative element: "There are not many people in Japan who can read Korean," he explains, "thus I use the script like a pattern or decoration."
Still struggling to locate a fluent KSL sign language interpreter in the United States, the court representative briefly considered the possibility of using written Korean as the medium of communication but decide against that option because there was some doubt about this particular deaf client's literacy skills in Hangul script. Despite all these efforts, it was simply impossible to identify a qualified KSL interpreter resident in the United States.