Laura E
pronunciation of 있네요? Hello, can somebody please confirm that the pronunciation of 있네요 in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZOipYx2cEU is correct? I am not sure because it sounds like "indeyo" - what is the rule behind? Thanks for explaining
Oct 24, 2019 10:53 AM
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The pronunciation is 인네요 (inneyo).
October 24, 2019
They are right. It's pronunciation is /inneyo/. But I do understand why it sounds like /indeyo/ to Korean learners. When you say /n/ sound in English, you put your tongue behind your upper teeth but Koreans put their tongues slightly lower than that. Actually almost between your teeth but not like English 'th' sound. That is why it sounds like /de/ not /ne/. It is abruptly sounded compare to the English /n/ sound. Hope it helps!
October 24, 2019
I am not a native speaker, however I believe the pronunciation would be “it-ne-yo”. The ㅆ would sound like a t or d because it is at the end of the syllable to the left of a consonant. Hope this helps!
October 24, 2019
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Laura E
Language Skills
English, German, Korean
Learning Language
Korean