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.

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)