Is Korean written left to right or top to bottom?
It can be both. Like other East Asian scripts like Chinese or Japanese, Korean script may be written horizontally or vertically. But in today's Korea, overwhelming majority of Korean is written horizontally, to be read from left to right.
|An article from Chosun Ilbo, dated July 9, 1970 about bus companies. |
The headline is written horizontally, while the body is written vertically.
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