Korean Alphabet for Beginners

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Pronounced as “k” as in “kitchen” When preceded by vowels pronounced as “g" When preceded by “m”, “n” or “l” is pronounced as “ng”
 
2. 
 
Pronounced as “t” as in “toad” When preceded by vowels is pronounced as “d” When preceded by “m”, “n” or “l” is pronounced as “n”
 
3. 
 
Pronounced as “p” as in “potty” When preceded by vowels is pronounced as “b” When preceded by “m”, “n” or “l” is pronounced as “m”
 
4. 
 
Prounced as “ch” as in “chamber” When preceded by vowels is pronounced as “j”
 
5. 
 
Pronounced as “m” as in “miser”
 
6. 
 
Pronounced as “n” as in “nanny”
 
7. 
 
Has no sound when it precedes a vowel When in last position is pronounced as “ng” as in “bring”
 
8. 
 
Pronounced as “l” as in “ladle” Pronounced as “r” when between vowels When preceded by “ng”, “n”, or “m” is pronounced as “n”
 
9. 
 
Pronounced as “h” as in “hope” Sometimes not pronounced. When occuring as last consonant in syllable, following k's, t's, p's and ch's are aspirated.
 
10. 
 
Pronounced as “s” as in “sat” When followed by an "i" pronounced as "sh"
 
11. 
 
Aspirated “k” (Romanized as k’)
 
12. 
 
Aspirated “t” (Romanized as t’)
 
13. 
 
Aspirated “p” (Romanized as p’)
 
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Aspirated “ch” (Romanized as ch’)