Korean Vocabulary: Pronouncing the Hangul Alphabet (Consonants)

Pronouncing the Hangul Alphabet (Consonants)

 

Pronouncing the Hangul Alphabet (Consonants)

Many people learning Korean know how to pronounce vowls of the Hangul alphabet because they sound just like they are written. However, knowing how to pronounce the consonants is less well known. Hopefully this helps you all out. Graphic form is above and we’ve also written them below. If you want to study even more and improve your Korean, check out our ebooks over at the Dom & Hyo Store.

ㄱ = 기역 (gi-yeok)

ㄲ = 쌍기역 (ssang-giyeok)

ㄴ = 니은 (ni-eun)

ㄷ = 디귿 (di-geut)

ㄸ = 쌍디귿 (ssang-di-geut)

ㄹ = 리을 (ri-eul)

ㅁ = 미음 (mi-eum)

ㅂ = 비읍 (bi-eub)

ㅃ = 쌍비읍 (ssang-bi-eub)

ㅅ = 시옷 (si-ot)

ㅆ = 쌍시옷 (ssang-si-ot)

ㅇ = 이응 (i-eung)

ㅈ = 지읒 (ji-eut)

ㅉ = 쌍찌읒 (ssang-jji-eut)

ㅊ = 치읓 (chi-eut)

ㅋ = 키읔 (ki-euk)

ㅌ = 티읕 (ti-eut)

ㅍ = 피읖 (pi-eup)

ㅎ = 히읗 (hi-eut)

  • Patrick07

    Thanks for the Alphabet, there’s so much to catch in your website, it’s been long since I was here 🙂