Definitions for "Hangul"
Keywords:  korean, jamo, hanja, syllabic, alphabet
A Korean subscript which consists of blocks of component glyphs called Jamo that are arranged and transformed into boxes. Hangul characters differ from typical character clusters in that they are treated as singular units in memory; there are no principal characters and attachments.
The syllabary (or, syllabic alphabet) used to write the Korean language.
Hangul is the native alphabet of the Korean language, as opposed to the non-alphabetic hanja system borrowed from China. Each hangul syllabic block consists of several of the 24 letters ( jamo) - 14 consonants and 10 vowels.