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Alternate names
Chaoxian, Chaoxianyu, Chaoyu, Hangouyu, Hanguohua, Hanyu, Zanichi Korean, Guk-eo, Goryeomal, Koryomal
Hamgyongdo, Hwanghaedo, P’yong’ando, Chungcheongdo, Jeju Island, Jeollado, Kyongsangdo, Seoul (North Hamgyongdo, North P’yong’ando, South Hamgyongdo, South P’yong’ando, Kangwondo, Kyonggido, North Chungcheongdo, North Jeollado, North Kyongsangdo, South Chungcheongdo, South Jeollado, South Kyongsangdo)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Korean.

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Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Hangul Romanization Table Sorting & Analysis
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Korean Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboard for Korean Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Data Conversion Sorting & Analysis
Names of Months and Days in Korean Use & History
Script Description Use & History
TeX font for CJK scripts Fonts & Keyboards
The world's most logical script? Use & History


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Korean Hangul Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Korean - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Korean - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
Is Korean a syllabic alphabet or an alphabetic syllabary journal article
ISO 639-3 page for Korean - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Missionary contributions toward the revaluation of Hangeul in late nineteenth-century Korea journal article
MultiTree entry for Korean - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
Non-Latin Font: Korean - MonotypeFonts web page
OLAC resources for Korean - Open Language Archives Community web page
Resistance to complexity interacting with visual shape—German and Korean orthography journal article
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Korean - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Korean - Unicode - UDHR web page


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