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Korean Alphabet Hangul Writing Practice (ㄱ-ㅅ) And Pronunciation Drill


기역 (gi-yŏk)

Initial consonant sound ‘g’ 위 [gawi] scissors
Final consonant sound ‘k’ 수 [suhak] math

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘g’

민 [gomin] concern

름 [gurŭm] cloud

미 [gaemi] ant

위 [gawi] scissors

회 [gihoe] opportunity

피 [gyepi] cinnamon

Final Consonant Sound ‘k’

[chaek] book

[orak] entertainment

[iik] benefit

[girok] record

[jikgak] right angle

[suhak] mathematics

Followed by a Vowel

[chae-ga] [가]

[chae-gŭl] [글]

[chae-gu] [구]

[chae-go] [고]

[chae-gi] [기]

Affecting Following Consonant

[chaek-kkwa] [꽈]

[chaek-ddo] [또]

[chaek-bbang] [빵]

[chaek-ssang] [쌍]

[chaek-jjom] [쫌]


니은 (ni-ŭn)

Initial consonant sound ‘n’ 비 [nabi] butterfly
Final consonant sound ‘n’ 기 [girin] giraffe

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘n’

인 [noin] old person

름 [nurŭm] to push down

일 [naeil] tomorrow

이 [nai] age

모 [nemo] quadrangle

욕 [nyuyok] New York

Final Consonant Sound ‘n’

[don] money

[oin] five people

[imin] immigration

[sajin] photo

[guin] hiring

[ban] half

Followed by a Vowel

[do-na] [나]

[do-nŭl] [늘]

[do-nu] [누]

[do-no] [노]

[do-ni] [니]

Affecting Following Consonant

Does NOT affect following consonant.


디귿 (di-gŭt)

Initial consonant sound ‘d’ 리 [dari] leg
Final consonant sound ‘t’ 가락 [sutgarak] spoon

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘d’

민 [domin] islander

름 [darŭm] difference

루미 [durumi] crane

하기 [dŏhagi] addition

화 [daehwa] coversation

귿 [di-gŭt] letter ㄷ

Final Consonant Sound ‘t’

다 [datdda] to close

믿다 [mitdda] to believe

다 [gutdda] to solidify

다 [dŭtdda] to hear

다 [ssotdda] to spill

___ denotes affected consonant

Followed by a Vowel

[da-da] [다]

[da-dŭl] [들]

[da-du] [두]

[dŭ-do] [도]

[sso-ji] [지]*

Affecting Following Consonant

믿[mit-kko] [꼬]

믿[mit-dda] [따]

믿[mit-bbo] [뽀]

믿 [mit-sso] [쏘]

믿 [mit-jji] [찌]


리을 (ri-ŭl)

Initial consonant sound ‘r’ 비 [rubi] ruby
Final consonant sound ‘l’ 매 [maeil] everyday

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘r’

면 [ramyŏn] ramen

디오 [radio] radio

마 [roma] rome

어카 [riŏka] handcart

이터 [raitŏ] lighter

*Most of the words that begin with ㄹ are foreign words.

Final Consonant Sound ‘l’

[dol] rock

[bal] foot

[onŭl] today

[bimil] secret

[gyul] tangerine

Followed by a Vowel

[do-ra] [라]

[do-rŭl] [를]

[do-ru] [루]

[do-ro] [로]

[do-ri] [리]

Affecting Following Consonant

Does NOT affect following consonant.


미음 (mi-ŭm)

Initial consonant sound ‘m’ 일 [maeil] everyday
Final consonant sound ‘m’ 그 [grim] painting

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘m’

자 [moja] hat

릎 [murŭp] knee

미 [maemi] cicada

을 [maŭl] town

국 [miguk] USA

리 [mŏri] head

Final Consonant Sound ‘m’

[moim] gathering

[gŭm] gold

[ddam] sweat

[bam] night

수 [jŏm-ssu] points/score

___ denotes affected consonant

Followed by a Vowel

모임 [moi-ma] [마]

모임 [moi-mŭl] [믈]

모임 [moi-mu] [무]

모임 [moi-mo] [모]

모임 [moi-mi] [미]

Affecting Following Consonant

Does NOT affect following consonant.


비읍 (bi-ŭp)

Initial consonant sound ‘b’ 람 [baram] wind
Final consonant sound ‘p’ 수 [suip] import

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘b’

기 [bogi] example

자 [buja] rich person

[baemi] ship

위 [bawi] rock

교 [bigyo] comparison

릇 [bŏrŭt] habit

Final Consonant Sound ‘p’

[jip] home

[gwajŭp] fruit juice

[shihap] sports (match)

[suŏp] (school) class

구 [ipkku] entrance

___ denotes affected consonant

Followed by a Vowel

[ji-ba] [바]

[ji-bŭl] [블]

[ji-bu] [부]

[ji-bo] [보]

[ji-bi] [비]

Refer back to the chart – though the final consonant is pronounced as ‘p’, it sounds like ‘b’ when followed by a vowel.

Affecting Following Consonant

[jip-kko] [꼬]

[jip-dda] [따]

[jip-bbo] [뽀]

[jip-sso] [쏘]

[jip-jji] [찌]


시옷 (si-ot)

Initial consonant sound ‘s’ 비 [sobi] to consume
Final consonant sound ‘t’ 비 [biot] rain coat

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Initial Consonant Sound ‘s’

주 [soju] soju

입 [suip] import

해 [saehae] new year

랑 [sarang] love

계 [sigye] clock

류 [sŏryu] documents

Final Consonant Sound ‘t’

[ot] clothes

[bit] comb

가락 [jŏt-kkarak] chopsticks

[mat] taste

[net] four

___ denotes affected consonant

Followed by a Vowel

[o-sa] [사]

[o-sŭl] [슬]

[o-su] [수]

[o-so] [소]

[o-si] [시]

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

Affecting Following Consonant

[ot-kko] [꼬]

[ot-dda] [따]

[ot-bbo] [뽀]

[ot-sso] [쏘]

[ot-jji] [찌]

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