두음 법칙

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Korean[edit]

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Examples

(ni) > (i)
(ri) > (i)
(ryong) > (yong)
(nyeong) > (yeong)
(rak) > (nak)
(ro) > (no)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 頭音法則, from 頭音 (initial sound) + 法則 (law)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?dueum beopchik
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dueum beobchig
McCune–Reischauer?tuŭm pŏpch'ik
Yale Romanization?twuum pepchik

Noun[edit]

두음 법칙 (dueum beopchik) (hanja 頭音法則)

  1. (linguistics, South Korea) the "initial law" (a rule that alters the spelling of Sino-Korean words that begin with the consonant (l) and (n))