Unit 3: Stage 1 Basic Vowels and Consonants

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Vowel

1 - 4 of the 10 basic vowels
Korean Syllable  
Pronunciation a ya ǒ  
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5 - 8 of the 10 basic vowels
Korean Syllable  
Pronunciation o yo u yu  
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9 - 10 of the 10 basic vowels
Korean Syllable      
Pronunciation ǔ i      
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Consonant

1-4 of 8 Basic Consonants
Korean Syllable
Pronunciation k/g n t/d r/l
Character Name ki-yǒk ni-ǔn ti-gǔt ri-ǔl
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5-8 of 8 Basic Consonants
Korean Syllable
Pronunciation m p/b s ø/ng
Character Name mi-ǔm pi-ǔp si-ot i-ǔng
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The Consonant i-ǔng, "ㅇ"

Beginning consonant: 

  • Pronunciation: [Ø]
  • Example: 요 [yo]

Ending consonant:

  • Pronunciation: [ng]
  • Example: 녕[nyǒng]

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