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How to distinguish 영 & 공?

공 is used to speak the number phone, for ex 0905-...:(공구공오).
영 is used to speak the degree Celsius, for ex 영 도

Is there any case?

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    "영" is also used for...
    1. arithmetic.
    0*1 = 0 (영 곱하기 일은 영, zero multiplied by one is zero)

    2. hours in the 24-system.
    00:35(영[시] 삼십오[분] or 공공[시] 삼십오[분], 12:35 am)
    03:35(공삼[시] 삼십오[분], not 영삼[시] 삼십오[분]. 3:35 am)

    3. numbers with a decimal point
    0.35 (영[점] 삼오, 점 ☞ dot )
    0.0001 (영[점] 영영영일)


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