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How about Korean names?

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Korean
Hanja Hangul
Chinese writing has been known in Korea for over 2,000 years. In South Korea, school children are expected to learn about 1,800 Hanja by the end of high school. There are 24 letters in the Korean alphabet: 14 consonants and 10 vowels. The letters are combined together into syllable blocks.
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The question of Korean names versus Chinese names resembles the Japanese name question in this article: How about Japanese names?

The Korean word for Chinese characters is "Hanja." Korean letters, distinct from Hanja, are called "Hangul." Hangul are only visual representations of the vocal pronunciations of Korean. Therefore, Hangul do not have the visual appeal and meaning of Hanja. Guess what we use!

At Good Characters, we transliterate your name into a Hanja (Chinese) name. We use traditional characters, standard or ancient script, for their classic and artistic value.

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