McCune–Reischauer romanization (
The system was created in 1937 by
Such common omissions were the primary reason the South Korean government adopted a
Meanwhile, despite official adoption of the new system in South Korea, many in the Korean Studies community, both inside and outside South Korea, as well as international geographic and cartographic conventions, generally continue to use either the McCune–Reischauer or the Yale system. Also, North Korea uses a version of McCune–Reischauer.
Even within South Korea, usage of the new system is less than universal, like the variant of McCune–Reischauer that was the official Romanization system between 1984/1988 and 2000.