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Doubled ㄷ (digeut)
ㄸ • (tt)
- A jamo (letter) of the alphabet of the Korean writing system, hangeul.
- In North Korea, ㄸ is called 된디읃 (doendieut), "strong ㄷ (dieut)" and is the sixteenth jamo. In South Korea, it is called 쌍디귿 (ssangdigeut), "doubled ㄷ (digeut)" and is the fifth jamo.
- ㄸ is pronounced as an alveolar plosive with tense phonation (IPA: [t͈] or [d̬]), i.e. similar to the English t in stand, but with a stiff tongue and glottal opening.