Some articles on vowels:
... generally 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:
“You have got to prepare for a lifetime of the pillory, for whatever you do will be seen as wrong by total strangers, up until and including the time when whatever your child does will be seen as wrong by total strangers.”
—Sonia Taitz (20th century)
“As no one can tell what was the Roman pronunciation, each nation makes the Latin conform, for the most part, to the rules of its own language; so that with us of the vowels only A has a peculiar sound.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)