Typing Hanja

Hanja 한자 is the Korean name for Chinese characters.  More specifically, it refers to those Chinese characters borrowed from Chinese and incorporated into the Korean language with Korean pronunciation. Hanja-mal 한자말 or hanja-eo 한자어 refers to words which can be written with Hanja, and hanmun (한문漢文) refers to Classical Chinese writing.

How does the Korean learner type Hanja?  Turns out it is easy.

  1. Type the word in Korean
  2. Press the “Hanja” icon on the IME Korean Keyboard
  3. Select the Hanja from a pop-up list

Typing Hanja

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