- (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈha̠(ː)nɡuɡʌ̹]
- Phonetic hangul: [한(ː)구거]
- Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
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Of the many Korean names for the Korean language, this is the most formal in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). 한국말 (han'gungmal) is more commonly used, but it denotes exclusively the spoken language (말 (mal, “speech”)). In North Korea, 조선말 (joseonmal) is more common.
- See Thesaurus:한국어