Hangul Day in Korea and many of those who learn Korean language know that Hangul is a Korean writing system (Korean alphabet). Official name of Hangul is Hun-min-jeong-um (means "correct sounds for instruction of people"), and it was invented by King Sejong, who was the fourth king of Joseon Dynasty of Korea.
Hangul as other alphabet consists of consonants and vowels. There are 19 consonants:
and 21 vowels. Vowels consist of 10 simple ones and 11 more complicated combinations.
Consonants of Hangul were designed based on pictographic principles of 5 basic consonants [k/g], [n], [m], [s], [
It's very easy to read Hangul by combining Cs+Vs in a syllable and sometimes it's short and convenient comparing to other languages, for example:
Hunminjeongum manuscript was registered as a 'UNESCO Memory of the World' in 1997 and the 'UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize' was created in 1989.