[Hangeul] Pronunciation change 4 – Nasalization

This pronunciation is about ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ final consonants. When ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ final consonants sounds meet ㄴ,ㅁ which are nasal sounds, they turn into ㅇ,ㄴ,ㅁ.

ㄱ(ㄲ,ㅋ)

+

ㄴ, ㅁ

->

ㄷ(ㅌ,ㅈ,ㅊ,ㅅ,ㅆ,ㅎ)

ㅂ(ㅂ,ㅍ)

 

Examples>

물관[물관]
년[년]
만[만]
만[만]
만[만]
만[만]
는[는]
는[는]
는[는]

You can listen to audio files for the examples by clicking here.

 

 

[Hangeul] Pronunciation change 3

This pronunciation change is about ‘ㅎ’.  In Korean, there are lots of changes with this letter ‘ㅎ’. When ‘ㅎ’ meets ‘ㅅ’, the pronunciation changes to ‘ㅆ’.  And when ‘ㅎ’ meets ‘ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ,ㅈ’, the pronunciations change to ‘ㅋ,ㅌ,ㅍ,ㅊ’ .

 

1. ㅎ(final consonant) + ㅅ => ㅆ

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2. ㅎ(final consonant) + ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ,ㅈ => ㅋ,ㅌ,ㅍ,ㅊ

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3. ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ,ㅈ(final consonant) + ㅎ =>ㅋ,ㅌ,ㅍ,ㅊ

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e.g)

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You can listen to the pronunciation here.

 

[Hangeul] Pronunciation change 2

In previous pronunciation change post, I said there are more changes, right?  Here is the second one.

When final consonants ㄱ(ㄲ,ㅋ),ㄷ(ㅌ,ㅅ,ㅆ,ㅈ,ㅊ),ㅂ(ㅍ) meet ‘ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ,ㅅ,ㅈ‘,
‘ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅂ,ㅅ,ㅈ’ sound change to ‘ㄲ,ㄸ,ㅃ,ㅆ,ㅉ‘.

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For example,

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You can also listen to the pronunciation here.

If you don’t know how to read final consonants, you can click here to learn.