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Korean Alphabet Hangul Writing Practice (ㄲ-ㅉ) And Pronunciation Drill


쌍기역 (ssang gi-yŏk)

Initial consonant sound ‘kk’ 꿀 [kkul] honey
Final consonant sound NOT APPLICABLE

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘kk’

마 [kkoma] little kid

중 [kkujung] scolding

[kkae] sesame

마귀 [kkamagwi] crow

니 [kkini] meal

내다 [kkŏnaeda] to pull out

Final Consonant Sound

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㄱ batchim (k), but there are no words in Korean that use ㄲ as batchim.

Followed by a Vowel

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㄱ batchim (k), but there are no words in Korean that use ㄲ as batchim.

Affecting Following Consonant

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㄱ batchim (k), so it would have affected following consonant the same way ㄱ (k) would.


쌍디귿 (ssang di-gŭt)

Initial consonant sound ‘dd’ 로 [ddaro] separately
Final consonant sound NOT APPLICABLE

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘dd’

[ddo] again

껑 [ddukkŏng] lid

[ddae] moment

귀 [ddagwi] slap

[tti] belt

돌이 [ttŏdori] wanderer

Final Consonant Sound ‘t’

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㄷ batchim (t), but there are no words in Korean that use ㄸ as batchim.

Followed by a Vowel

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㄷ batchim (t), but there are no words in Korean that use ㄸ as batchim.

Affecting Following Consonant

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㄷ batchim (t), so it would have affected following consonant the same way ㄷ (t) would.


쌍비읍 (ssang bi-ŭp)

Initial consonant sound ‘ch’ 비 [chabi] car fare
Final consonant sound ‘t’ [kkot] flower

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘bb’

Initial consonant sound ‘bb’ [bbul] horn

리 [bburi] root

기 [bbaegi] subtraction

[bbyŏ] bone

Final Consonant Sound

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㅂ batchim (p), but there are no words in Korean that use ㅃ as batchim.

Followed by a Vowel

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㅂ batchim (p), but there are no words in Korean that use ㅃ as batchim.

Affecting Following Consonant

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㅂ batchim (p), so it would have affected following consonant the same way ㅂ (p) would.


쌍시옷 (ssang si-ot)

Initial consonant sound ‘ss’ [ssi] ssed
Final consonant sound ‘t’ 다 [it-dda] exist

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘ss’

[ssak] sprout

[ssuk] mugwort

움 [ssaum] fight

[ssoda] to shoot

씨름 [ssirŭm] Korean wrestling

Final Consonant Sound ‘t’

다 [haetdda] (I) did

다 [gatdda] (I) went

다 [bwatdda] (I) saw

___ denotes affected consonant

Followed by a Vowel

[hae-ssa] [싸]

[hae-ssŭl] [쓸]

[hae-ssu] [쑤]

[hae-sso] [쏘]

[hae-ssi] [씨]

Refer back to the chart – though the final consonant is pronounced as ‘t’, it sounds like ‘ss’ when followed by a vowel.

Affecting Following Consonant

[haet-kko] [꼬]

[haet-dda] [따]

[haet-bbo] [뽀]

[haet-sso] [쏘]

[haet-jji] [찌]


쌍지읒 (ssang ji-ŭt)

Initial consonant sound ‘jj’ [jjok] page
Final consonant sound NOT APPLICABLE

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘jj’

장면 [jjajangmyŏn] black noodle

[jjam] time

[jjim] steaming

[jjak] pair

개 [jjigae] stew

Final Consonant Sound ‘t’

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㅈ batchim (t), but there are no words in Korean that use ㅉ as batchim.

Followed by a Vowel

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㅈ batchim (t), but there are no words in Korean that use ㅉ as batchim.

Affecting Following Consonant

Technically, it should be pronounced the same as ㅈ batchim (t), so it would have affected following consonant the same way ㅈ (t) would.

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