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Basics - Lesson 2 - Double Vowels (모음) Lesson




eir

yeir

ere

yere

wa

where

wo

weo

weou

wei


In Korean there are basic vowels that you should take note of are the 10 basic vowels, these are ㅏ(a),ㅑ(ya),ㅓ(eo),ㅕ(yeo), ㅗ(o), ㅛ(yo), ㅜ(u), ㅠ(yu), ㅡ(eu), ㅣ(e).
In order to compose the double vowels, you would use a combination of these 10 basic vowels in order to compose of double vowels to create the 11 new double vowels, these are as above ㅐ(ae),ㅒ(yae), ㅔ(e), ㅖ(ye), ㅘ(wa), ㅙ(wae), ㅚ(oe), ㅝ(wo), ㅞ(weh), ㅟ(wui), ㅢ(ui).

The exception to the combinations of double vowels are ㅙ and ㅞ. These are combined by adding ㅗ to ㅐand ㅜ to ㅔ.


Exercise 1
Using what you have learnt from the first 2 lessons write the following in Korean script.
  • Jaemin
  • Kayo
  • Pap
  • Uri


Exercise 2
Now put the following Korean words into Konglish
  • 어디야?
  • 사랑해
  • 나 배고파