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Examples

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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[tuɯm pʌ̹p̚t͡ɕʰik̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ ]
Revised Romanization? dueum beopchik
Revised Romanization (translit.)? dueum beobchig
McCune–Reischauer? tuŭm pŏpch'ik
Yale Romanization? twuum pepchik

NounEdit

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))