Korean Alphabet

Today I will teach you the Korean alphabet. If you follow everything provided in this page, you will be able to read, write and pronounce the Korean letters quickly and easily. I'm providing the sound so that you can hear the pronunciation of the characters. Korean contains 26 letters (consonants and vowels). Below you will find the letters, the pronunciation and sound.

The first part is about the Korean consonants. Some letters have different pronunciation based on whether they are at the beginning of word (initial) or at the end of the word (final).

[g] intial
as in gold
[k] final
as in ink
[n]
as in nice
[d] intial
as in day
[t] final
as in hit
[r] intial
as in ring
[l] final
as in tall
[m]
as in me
[b] intial
as in bat
[p] tap
as in top
[s] intial
as in sea
[t] final
as in hat
[silent] intial
as in gold
[ng] final
as in ring
[j] intial
as in jam
[t] final
as in pit
[ch] intial
as in chat
[t] final
as in sit
[k]
as in king
[t]
as in time
[p]
as in play
[h] intial
as in hi
[t] final
as in wit
[gg] intial
as in gas
[k] final
as in pick
[dd] intial
as in dream
[t] final
as in sit
[dd] intial
as in desk
[pp] final
as in tip
[ss] intial
as in smart
[t] final
as in sit
[jj] intial
as in jam
[t] final
as in hat

These are the Korean vowels, and how they're pronounced.

[a]

like
ask
[ae]

like
day
[ya]

like
yard
[yae]

like
yes
[eo]

like
neon
[e]

like
pet
[yeo]

like
young
[ye]

like
yes
[o]

like
old
[wa]

like
wax
[wae]

like
wait
[oi]

like
toy
[yo]

like
yolk
[u]

like
tool
[weo]

like
won
[we]

like
well
[ui]

like
oui
[yu]

like
you
[u]

like
put
[ui]

like
wit
[i]

like
ink

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the alphabet in Korean. Please check the next lesson below. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here.

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