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안녕하세요 여러분. Koreanclass101.com 하나하나 한글시리즈의 에이미입니다. Hi, everybody! I’m Amy and welcome to Hana Hana Hangul on KoreanClass101.com - The fastest, easiest, and most fun way to learn Hangul, the Korean alphabet.
In the last lesson, we started on the consonants and learned three of them.
Today we’re going to add four more consonants and learn how to write more Korean words and phrases.
Our first consonant today is ㄴ[n].
ㄴ[n] You can think of this character’s shape as a your tongue pressed against teeth, which is what you do when you make the sound.Try to make this sound and notice the position of your tongue.
With this consonant, you can now write two important Korean pronouns: first, 나[na], which means “I” or ”me.” Second is 너[neo], which is an informal way to say “you.”
We can also write the question word 누구[nu-gu] which means “who”.
Next up is ㄷ[d].
When you look at this shape, think about the first line as the dirt and the second line as the path of somebody digging. ㄷ[d].
Here’s another important question word in Korean: 어디[eo-di]: where.
Remember that in our last lesson, we added one more stroke to ㄱ[g] in order to make the aspirated version ㅋ[k]. We’ll do the same thing with ㄷ[d], adding one more stroke to make the aspirated version, ㅌ[t].
You can probably guess the meaning of the next word after hearing it: 기타[gita]. It means guitar. Korean has many of these words that come from English with a slight change in pronunciation, such as 스티커, 아티스트, and 터키.
One more consonant today, and that’s ㄹ[l/r]. It’s pronunciation falls somewhere between the English L and R.
Think about this shape like a marble rolling down a track. ㄹ.
Here’s one more pronoun that you can write today. 우리[uri], which means “we” or ”us.” You can use this word for both formal and informal situations.
And here’s the Korean word for radio, which is almost exactly like English: 라디오[la-di-o].
Let’s finish this lesson up with a short dialogue. Yep! You now know enough Hangul and vocabulary words to read and write a short exchange between two people.
We’ve learned these words in the previous lessons. Can you read this?
Let’s look at the first sentence: The first two syllables are 어디 ...which means “where”. We learned that one earlier today.
The next two syllables are from last lesson, and they mean “I am going.” 가요. But if you add a question mark and read the last syllable with a rising tone, the whole sentence means “Where are you going?” 어디 가요? [eo-di ga-yo?]
The second sentence ends with the same two characters but without a question mark. 가요. And the first two characters is 휴가[hyu-ga], the Korean word for “vacation” that we learned last lesson. So what do you think this sentence means? 휴가 가요. [hyu-ga ga-yo] …“I’m going on vacation.”
Wow, after only five lessons you’ve come a long way! Just think what you’ll know in another five lessons. But don’t forget to take things step by step, reviewing along the way. When you’re ready, I’ll see you in the next lesson where you’ll learn even more consonants.
See you next time! 여러분 다음에 만나요

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Friday at 6:30 pm
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Let's practice writing Hangul on your computer too : )

Change your keyboard setting in Korean, and hit the English keys written next to the Korean characters. (Don't press shift key when you type)

ㄴ (type S)

ㄷ (type E)

ㅌ (type X)

ㄹ (type F)

나 (type S)

다 (type EK)

타 (type XK)

라 (type FK)

KoreanClass101.comVerified
Friday at 7:45 am
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Hi Ritika,


Thank you for posting. Your sentence is written politely, so the 'I' also needs to be in polite form as well:


당신은 인도에서 왔습니까? (Dangsineun indoeseo wasseumnikka?)


Cheers,

Lyn

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ritika bhatia
Thursday at 3:36 am
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neu indo eso wasseumini kka?

i wanted to write

are you from india?

am i correct please tell na😁😁😎

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Thursday at 5:43 am
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Hello 크리스,


Thanks for posting. When in between syllables, the ㄷ will be closer to the 'd' sound. So the ㄷ sound in 감사합니다 would sound like a 'da'.


Hope this answered your question!


Sincerely,

Lyn

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KoreanClass101.comVerified
Tuesday at 6:01 am
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Hi Nora224,


Thanks for commenting. You can write it with with the vowels touching the consonants, or without, both are correct, as long as the vowel does not overlap with the consonant.


Sincerely,

Lyn

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크리스
Monday at 6:43 pm
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Hi!


The pronunciation of the series for ㄷ (diguet) sounded like a mixture of d with t. How should we say it, for example, in 감사합니다 (the last sound, 다)?


I've listened to this word in lesson 1 of Survival Korean Phrases, but I still have doubts regarding the correct pronunciation. Thank you!


크리스

Nora224
Sunday at 5:57 am
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Dear Korean Class team!


Have a small question regarding the writing. In the syllable 뇨 and 노 does the vowel have to touch the consonant? Or can the vowel be drawn also a bit lower, more separate from each other? Because in the other combination: 뉴 or 누 the vowel and consonant do not touch each other.

Thanks for helping!

Greetings!

Nora

KoreanClass101.comVerified
Thursday at 2:58 am
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Hi Haajara,


Thanks for posting. Great job!

Keep it up and please let us know if you have any questions.


Best,

Lyn

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Haajara
Wednesday at 2:29 am
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ㄴ, ㄷ, ㅌ, ㄹ, 나, 다, 타, 라 ...

KoreanClass101.com
Friday at 10:24 am
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Hi Wesley


Good job! You need a space between 나는 and 이, and you're good to go. Keep it up and please let us know if you have any questions along the way.


Best,

Lyn

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Wesley Wisdom
Wednesday at 9:44 am
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나는이 수업을 아주 좋아한다.


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