Unit 3: Stage 5 Variations of ㄹ

Body


character pointing at flags on t.v. saying "My country..."

나라

character raising their hand to ask a question

질문

United States money

달러


ㄹ, is pronounced

man with a lit lightbulb above his head

  • /r/ - when it is used in the syllable initial position

  • /l/ - when it is used in the pac-ch'im position
    OR when the ㄹin the syllable initial position follows another ㄹ
나라 = ㄴ + ㅏ + ㄹ + ㅏ, ㄹ in the intial syllable postition
na-ra pronunciation of ㄹ
질문 = ㅈ + ㅣ + ㄹ, ㄹ in the pat-ch'im position + ㅁ + ㅜ + ㄴ
l pronunciation of ㄹ-mun
달러 = ㄷ + ㅏ + ㄹ, syllable ending in ㄹ + ㄹ +ㅓ, syllable beginning with ㄹ
l pronunciation of ㄹ, ㄹ in initial position followed another ㄹ-l pronunciation of ㄹ, ㄹ in initial position followed another ㄹ