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President Moon proud as Korean words added to Oxford English Dictionary Updated: 2021-10-09 15:19:09 KST

Today is Hangeul Day in South Korea -- a day commemorating the invention and proclamation of the Korean alphabet by King Sejong in 1446.
To mark the occasion, President Moon Jae-in highlighted South Korea's strong soft-power, noting the global love for Hangeul.
Via social media, Moon noted that 18 countries worldwide have adopted Korean as a second language, while 39 nations offer Korean classes at school.
Moon also said he was proud that over 20 Korean words, including 'Hallyu' and 'daebak', will be added to the new edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.
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