The Sounds of Korean

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  • Edition: Bilingual
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-12-17
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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This introduction to the sounds of Korean is designed for English-speaking students with no prior knowledge of the language and includes online sound files which demonstrate the sounds and pronunciation described. It will be an invaluable resource for students of Korean wanting to understand the basis of the current state of Korean phonetics and phonology, as well as those studying Korean linguistics. - Provides a complete and authoritative description and explanation of the current state of Korean phonetics and phonology - Gives clear comparisons with English and provides practical advice on pronunciation - Provides a wealth of authentic Korean examples.

Table of Contents

Characteristic of Korean language
Production of sounds
Basic concepts of phonology
Frequency of Korean sounds
Phonological rules of Korean (I)
Phonological rules of Korean (II)
Loanword phonology
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