S-Space Language Education Institute (언어교육원) Language Research (어학연구) Language Research (어학연구) Volume 23 Number 1/4 (1987)
Formation of Korean Alphabet
- Shim, Jae-Kee
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 언어교육원
- 어학연구, Vol.23 No.3, pp. 527-537
- There are many different kinds of writing systems in the world. Among these writing systems, some represent the meaning, while others represent the sounds of the language. There are some that were used by ancient peoples but are no longer in use; and there are some that have been in use for several thousand years without interruption. Among all these systems, there is Hangul.
If we compare Hangul with other modern writing systems, there are two points in particular which must be kept in mind.