Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The alphabetic system of writing used in Korea, invented in the 15th century.

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  • proper n. capitalized form of hangul

Etymologies

Korean Hangŭl, great writing : han, great + kŭl, writing.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • And yes, Korean -- called Hangul -- is read from left to right, top to bottom, just like English.

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  • Unless he's sharp on his "Hangul" and general Korean corporate culture, he could easily be charged of the same thing this time around.

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  • Usually you see "Hangul" misused for Korean language instead of Korean script, but this does the opposite.

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  • The surgeon, Mohamed Helmi "Hangul", said she was in poor mental and physical health.

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  • A photo made on January 28, 2010 shows Britton Paul Chandler (L) being examined by Somali doctor Abdi Mohamed Helmi "Hangul" (R) at a location in central Somalia, where he is being held since he and his wife Rachel were kidnapped as they sailed their yacht, the Lynn Rival, in the Indian Ocean on October 23, 2009.

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  • The surgeon, Abdi Mohamed Helmi "Hangul", said she was in poor mental and physical health.

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  • Paul Chandler (L) being examined by Somali doctor Abdi Mohamed Helmi "Hangul" (R) at a location in central Somalia, where he is being held since he and his wife Rachel were kidnapped as they sailed their yacht, the Lynn Rival, in the Indian Ocean on Octob

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  • Rachel Chandler (L) being examined by Somali doctor Abdi Mohamed Helmi "Hangul" (R) at a location in central Somalia, where she is being held since she and her husband Paul were kidnapped as they sailed their yacht, the Lynn Rival, in the Indian Ocean on

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The surgeon, Mohamed Helmi "Hangul", said Rachel Chandler was in poor mental and physical health.

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