Korean Characters – Hangeul 한글

Korean CharactersHangul

There are 40 characters in Korean language.

1. Vowels (21)

* Single vowels

1) ㅏ  ‘a’ as in ‘father’, ‘spa’ (http://youtu.be/2pAc2S96WOU)

2) ㅓ ‘e’ as in ‘permit’ and ‘o’ as in ‘love’ and ‘ou’ as in ‘trouble’ (http://youtu.be/etkodEhGbfA)

3) ㅗ ‘o’ as in ‘ghost’, ‘sofa’. (http://youtu.be/jTGjZDT8Qh4)

4) ㅜ ‘oo’ as in ‘zoo’, ‘too’. You should make your lips as a round shape. (http://youtu.be/81BMb5RAtA8)

5) ㅡ The closest sound of this in English is ‘e’ as in ‘face’, ‘take’. (http://youtu.be/YtJR5i2_iHU)

6) ㅣ’e’ as in ‘me’, ‘see’ (http://youtu.be/9ez8Oc7JD9I)

7-8) ㅔ/ㅐ ‘에’ is similar to ‘e’ as in ‘set, bed’ and ‘애’ is similar to ‘a’ as in ‘dad’, ‘bat’.(http://youtu.be/DODM07Q_rF0)

** double vowels

1)ㅑ ‘ya’ (http://youtu.be/dnGO7xBClvU)

2)ㅕ ‘yeo’ (http://youtu.be/dnGO7xBClvU)

3) ㅛ ‘yo’ (http://youtu.be/qybcmwUqHHE)

4) ㅠ ‘ yu’ (http://youtu.be/BHv9_RrPqDk)

5-6) ㅖ/ㅒ’ye’ (http://youtu.be/tIm73cfs32U)

7) ㅘ ‘wa’ (http://youtu.be/1ejfl1hu0WA)

8) ㅝ’wo’ (http://youtu.be/4i5Gi5bd6a0)

9-10) ㅙ / ㅞ ‘wae’ (http://youtu.be/HAK9hfXj97o)

11) ㅚ’oe’ (http://youtu.be/uA7D1jsRA_E)

12) ㅟ ‘wi’ (http://youtu.be/IOvKrMONVps)

13) ㅢ’eui’ (http://youtu.be/Tb8lVCKlIoA)

2. Consonants (19)

1) ㄴ’n’ (http://youtu.be/XH3E456NUH8)

2) ㅁ’m’ (http://youtu.be/jyVgziOcEDw)

3) ㅇ: no sound

4) r’ or ‘l’ (http://youtu.be/gTUoiUIEOqk)

Flash card for ‘ㄴ’, ‘ㅁ’, ‘ㅇ’, ‘ㄹ’ -> http://quizlet.com/28329340/hangul1single-vowels-flash-cards/

5) ㄱ ‘g’ (http://youtu.be/5IfKF0oFvuQ)

6) ㄷ ‘d’ (http://youtu.be/yh3mUWIMe8U)

7) ㅂ ‘b’ (http://youtu.be/YLr9yQRxlIE)

8) ㅅ’s’ (http://youtu.be/mIeYRm0IssM)

9) ㅈ ‘j’ (http://youtu.be/Xf4X95z5HuE)
Flash cards for ‘ㄱ’ ‘ㄷ’ ‘ㅂ’ ‘ㅅ’ ‘ㅈ’ -> http://quizlet.com/28340157/hangul2-consonants-flash-cards/

10) ㄲ ‘gg’ (http://youtu.be/9aOX13LNYo8)

11) ㄸ ‘dd’ (http://youtu.be/ED_1E7iYMQk)

12)  ㅃ ‘bb’ (http://youtu.be/ZHQDS_1vhfA)

13)  ㅆ ‘ss’ (http://youtu.be/ZMdzKvZIt8Q)

14) ㅉ ‘jj’ (http://youtu.be/kCh1SBxFEJ4)

Flash cards for ‘ㄲ’ ‘ㄸ’ ‘ㅃ’ ‘ㅆ’ ‘ㅉ’-> http://quizlet.com/28340474/hangul3-flash-cards/

15) ㅋ ‘k’ (http://youtu.be/ra_YRSP-7Lg)

16) ㅌ ‘t’ (http://youtu.be/1Dz35jvOl2k)

17) ㅍ ‘p’ (http://youtu.be/Q2RcmJH9Npw)

18) ㅊ ‘ch’ (http://youtu.be/5cOqzV53eN4)

Flash cards for ‘ㅋ’ ‘ㅌ’ ‘ㅍ’ ‘ㅊ’ -> http://quizlet.com/28340673/hangul4-flash-cards/

19) ㅎ ‘h’ (http://youtu.be/4s-t1iMGrY0)

Flash cards for ‘ㅎ’ -> http://quizlet.com/28340790/hangul-5-flash-cards/

3. Ending consonants

1) ㄴ ‘n’ (http://youtu.be/sUJSt2T_nvI)

2) ㅁ ‘m’ (http://youtu.be/wiIs2Goxzhk)

3) ㅇ ‘ng’ (http://youtu.be/EzhNxNv7ZSU)

4) ㄹ ‘l’ (http://youtu.be/DRLdV2tFXEg)

5) ㄱ(ㄲ,ㅋ) ‘k’ (http://youtu.be/vY-7taGHqzg) : ㄱ, ㄲ, ㅋ are the same sound(ㄱ) when they are locate in an ending consonant.    e.g) 억 = 엌

6) ㅂ(ㅍ) ‘p’ (http://youtu.be/tTg4qb1bzQg) : ㅂandㅍ are the same sound(ㅂ) when they are locate in an ending consonant.   e.g) 입 = 잎

7) ㄷ(ㅌ,ㅅ,ㅆ,ㅈ,ㅊ,ㅎ) ‘t’ (http://youtu.be/sNt36HuZAew) :  ㄷ,ㅌ,ㅅ,ㅆ,ㅈ,ㅊ,ㅎ are the same sound(ㄷ) when they are locate in an ending consonant.    e.g) 읻 = 잍 = 잇 = 있 = 잊 = 잋 = 잏

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