Hangeul (한글)

We write English by stringing individual letters together. But when using the Korean writing system Hangeul, we have to think in terms of syllables. A simple example is the word ‘Canada’ - Ca-na-da. In Korean this becomes 캐나다 (kae-na-da). Every Korean syllable occupies the same amount of space, no matter how many characters are in the syllable, and are written to fit into a square box. Like English, Hangeul is comprised of consonants and vowels. Here are some other examples :

Camera                                Ca-me-ra                                        카 메 라
                                                                                                  ka me Ra
Peter                                    Pe-ter                                             피 터
                                                                                                  pi teo
Mary                                    Ma-ry                                             메 리
                                                                                                  me ri
Banana                                Ba-na-na                                         바 나 나
                                                                                                  ba na na
Radio                                   Ra-di-o                                           라 디 오
                                                                                                  ra  di   o

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  1. So great to have visit your web. I'm actually having some problem with the korean pronounciation. Would you mind to upload a voice clip. So that I would also learn how to pronounce it correctly?

  2. thanks so much for sharing this!

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  4. i would lik it very much if there was an audio clip.

  5. Oh if you could reupload the note, would be so great & appreciated.