Some articles on vowels:
... accepted account on the design of the letters is that the vowels are derived from various combinations of the following three components ㆍ ㅡ ㅣ ... The original sequence of the Korean vowels, as stated in Hunminjeongeum, listed these three vowels first, followed by a various combinations ... Thus, the original order for the vowels was ㆍ ㅡ ㅣ ㅗ ㅏ ㅜ ㅓ ㅛ ㅑ ㅠ ㅕ ...
Famous quotes containing the words including and/or vowels:
“It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“These equal syllables alone require,
Though oft the ear the open vowels tire;”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)