Introduction to Hangul

Hangul is the alphabet used to write the Korean language. Created in the 15th century, it's known for its scientific design and ease of learning. This guide will help you understand how Hangul characters are formed by combining consonants and vowels.

How to Use This Interactive Chart

Click on any cell in the chart below to hear the pronunciation and see the Nepali transliteration. The chart shows how Korean consonants (left column) combine with vowels (top row) to form syllables.

Interactive Hangul Chart





Understanding Korean Syllable Structure

Korean syllables are typically composed of an initial consonant, a vowel, and sometimes a final consonant. This chart focuses on the combination of initial consonants and vowels, which form the basis of Korean syllables.

Nepali Transliteration

For our Nepali-speaking learners, we've included Nepali transliterations to help you understand the pronunciation of Korean sounds. This can be particularly helpful in identifying similarities and differences between Korean and Nepali phonetics.