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Translation:Room

September 16, 2017

31 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/XxSiennaCxX

How does it sound different I think is what she means


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ernesto813220

The emphasis on the "B" sound. Like saying BBang and Bang.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SaliuIyabo

This consonant ㅂ is pronounced b or p?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/akira300

We have either B or P, but in Korean there're 3 sounds, ㅂ ㅃ ㅍ. We studied phonology a bit in elementary and B and P are very similar, P being the "silent" version of B. Try whispering both B and P and you'll see there's not much of a difference. There're a lot of pairs like this (D and T are ㄷ ㄸ ㅌ).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GiovanniSantucci

I prefer using the terms "voiced"/"unvoiced" over "silent" but yes. But there are other aspects to it in Korean--especially aspiration. My understanding is ㅍ is the only "p/b" letter that should be aspirated in Korean (similar to ㅌ and ㅋ and ㅊ). Native English speakers tend to aspirate voiceless stops (p, t, k) when they begin stressed syllables, but not when they begin unstressed syllables. For example, "paper" has first an aspirated p, then an unaspirated p.

The other distinction to be found is in "tenseness" where double consonants are more "tense" or "emphasized" but I haven't figured out how to explain that in English yet.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jutja

There are also ㄱ,ㄲ,ㅋ/ㅈ,ㅉ,ㅊ and ㅅ, ㅆ


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Charlotte101083

What letter are those?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JulianeOli74094

No, bread is 빵 with two pp


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JulianeOli74094

방 is room, like music room, dance room..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mjdeor

Wats the difference between 빵 and 방 sound wise.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isaac_Luna_

ㅃ is almost exactly like "B" in English. ㅂ is the one that sounds like something between "B" and "P" in English. Like Akira said, consult YouTube to hear what I'm talking about.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mofushinderu

I'm sorry but you're wrong about ㅃ sounding like an English "B". It sounds like a hard P, not a B. And by "hard" I mean with no air coming out, just the 'P' sound and hold it for a little longer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LeChatParle

Wiktionary states that both words share the same pronunciation, with the IPA for both words being [p͈a̠ŋ]

https://ko.wiktionary.org/wiki/%EB%B9%B5

https://ko.wiktionary.org/wiki/%EB%B0%A9

But if you check Forvo, it sounds like 빵 is more "b" like and 방 is more "p" like

https://forvo.com/word/ko/%EB%B0%A9/#ko

https://forvo.com/word/ko/%EB%B9%B5/#ko


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kaejoonisreal

Saying ㅃ has more of a tense sound making it seem like your saying ㅍ when you pronounce it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GiovanniSantucci

Really? I thought ㅃ wasn't aspirated.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeorgiaBir7

I would say 빵 sounds more like bang in english where as 방 feels closer to pang when pronouncing them


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/akira300

ㅃ is between B and P. It's a double consonant. I think it would be the best to consult YouTube on this matter


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TaeismyBae2

See ㅃ is more like P And ㅂ is like B Am i right?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_Parkchanloey_

Everytime i here this i think of"빵" ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna181296

I thought ppang is bread and pang is room but they are both bbang so how do you tell the difference?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SantiAnnd

Well this one is tricky... it sounds the same as "bread"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chimmy.786

Can anyone help!! 빵 and 방 What's the difference it sounds same


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carl_Gomes

Is it sounding like Pan or fan?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wintertriangles

Or for the Americans, pahng

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