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Section 1

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An unaspirated ‘k’ at the beginning of a word, and a ‘g’ most of the time in the middle of words.
‘n’
Like, ㄱ, this consonant is like the unaspirated ‘t’ in English. It is a ‘d’ in the middle of words.
A mixture between the English ‘r’ and ‘l’. When between vowels, it is like a single rolled Spanish ‘r’ or like the ‘tt’ in ‘butter’ in some American dialects. If there are two of them together, it becomes a solid ‘l’.
‘m’
An unaspirated ‘p’ at the beginning of words, and a ‘b’ in the middle of words.
‘s’
In the bottom of syllables, this character is like the English ‘ng’ without the ‘g’ sound. At the beginning of syllables, this character is just a place marker and has no sound.
Unaspirated ‘ch’ at the beginning of words, ‘j’ inside words.
Strongly aspirated ‘ch’.
Strongly aspirated ‘k’.
Strongly aspirated ‘t’.
Strongly aspirated ‘p’.
‘h’
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Section 2

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Forticized ‘k.’
Forticized ‘t.’
Forticized ‘p.’
Forticized ‘s.’
Forticized ‘ch.’
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Section 3

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Like the ‘a’ in father.
Like the British ‘augh’ in caught.
Like the ‘ee’ in tee.
Like the ‘o’ in ‘oh’ but more rounded.
Like the ‘oo’ in boot, but more rounded.
Like the ‘u’ in put.
Like the ‘ay’ in hay.
Like the ‘ay’ in hay.
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Section 4

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A combination of 오 and 아, this sounds like the ‘wa’ in wand.
This is a combination of 우 and어, and sounds like the first part of "whoa."
Like the English "we."
Like English "way."
Like English "way."
Like English "way."
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Section 5

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A combination of 으 and 이, this is pronounced like the ‘u’ in put followed by the ‘ee’ in tee.
Like the ‘ya’ sound in ‘yacht.’
Somewhat similar to the ‘you’ in ‘young.’
Like the ‘yo’ in ‘yo wassup.’
Like the English ‘you.’
Like the English ‘yea.’
Like the ‘ye’ in ‘yet.’
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