Korean Alphabet

Korean alphabet (한글/hangul) consists of 19 consonants and 21 vowels. Hangul letters are grouped into syllabic blocks.

The following Korean alphabet are written in alphabetical order.

ㄱ ㄲ ㄴ ㄷ ㄸ ㄹ ㅁ ㅂ ㅃ ㅅ ㅆ ㅇ ㅈ ㅉ ㅊ ㅋ ㅌ ㅍ ㅎ
ㅏ ㅐ ㅑ ㅒ ㅓ ㅔ ㅕ ㅖ ㅗ ㅘ ㅙ ㅚ ㅛ ㅜ ㅝ ㅞ ㅟ ㅠ ㅡ ㅢ ㅣ

Now let’s break them into consonants and vowels.

1. Consonants

NoConsonantsRomanization (Initial)Romanization (Final)Name of the Letter
1gk기역 (giyeok)
2kkk쌍기역 (ssanggiyeok)
3nn니은 (nieun)
4dt디귿 (digeut)
5tt-쌍디귿 (ssangdigeut)
6rl리을 (rieul)
7mm미음 (mieum)
8bp비읍 (bieup)
9pp-쌍비읍 (ssangbieup)
10st시옷 (siot)
11ss-쌍시옷 (ssangsiot)
12-ng이응 (ieung)
13jt지읒 (jieut)
14jj-쌍지읒 (ssangjieut)
15ch-치읓 (chieut)
16kk키읔 (kieuk)
17tt티읕 (tieut)
18pp피읖 (pieup)
19hh히읗 (hieut)

2. Vowels

NoVowelsRomanization
1a
2ae
3ya
4yae
5eo
6e
7yeo
8ye
9o
10wa
11wae
12oe
13yo
14u
15wo
16we
17wi
18yu
19eu
20ui
21i

 

 

 

 

 

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