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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Combination of (g) and (s).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ks/
  • Actual realisation:
    (word-finally) IPA(key): [k̚]
    (between vowels, not followed by /i/ or /j/) IPA(key): [ks͈]
    (between vowels, and before /i/ or /j/) IPA(key): [kɕ͈]

LetterEdit

(ks)

  1. 기역시옷 (giyeoksiot), a jamo (letter) of hangeul, the Korean writing system.

Usage notesEdit

This is only used in a limited number of native words, as jongseong (final sound) of a syllable. Examples include (mok), (neok), (sak), (seok), and their compounds.