|Unicode name||HANGUL SYLLABLE REUL|
|Unicode block||Hangul Syllables|
|Composition||? + ?|
|Dubeolsik keyboard entry||?-?|
- (colloquial) ㄹ (l/r)
- indicates the direct object of a verb
Like other Korean particles, 를 (reul) is a postposition. It marks the preceding noun as the direct object of the following verb. 를 (reul) is optional if it can be inferred that the noun is the direct object (as opposed to the subject).
를 (reul) is used only after a word ending in a vowel. If the preceding word ends in a consonant, 을 (eul) is used instead:
If the noun is the main topic of the sentence and it can be inferred that the noun is the direct object (as opposed to the subject), 는 (neun) is usually used instead.