Monday, 9 August 2010

Hangeul Chosen as Official Alphabet by Indonesian Minority Tribe

The Korean alphabet Hangeul has been chosen as an official writing system by a minority tribe in Indonesia.

A Hangeul research institute here in Korea says the tribe which has a population of 60,000 in the city of Bau-Bau located in Buton Island has adopted the Korean phonetic writing system in order to transcribe its aboriginal language.

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