hangul

noun, often capitalized
han·gul | \ˈhän-ˌgül \

Definition of hangul 

: the alphabetic script in which Korean is written

First Known Use of hangul

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hangul

Korean hangŭl

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