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The North Korean Alphabet and Some Words

Korean Alphabet
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“Chosongul” is the name of the Korean alphabet. It has 24 letters. Chosongul is a phonetic system of writing. Its symbols stand for sounds. To form words or syllables, letters are clustered together in groups.

For example, the Korean word for “school” is “hakkyo.” It is pronounced “HAHK-gyoh.”

Here is how the letters in “hakkyo” are written in Korean and how the entire word is written. Can you find the individual letters in the symbol for “hakkyo?”

Here is how to say two more things in Korean.

Thank you: kahm-SAHM-nee-dah

Church: KYOH-hay


The North Korean Flag

North Korean Flag
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Click the image to open a coloring page of the North Korean flag that you can print and color. The top and bottom stripes are blue. The center background and the star are red. The thin stripes and the circle behind the star are white. Hang up the flag to remind you to pray for the people of North Korea.