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Part1. Understanding the Korean Language > 3. Final (consonant or consonant cluster)

3. Final (consonant or consonant cluster)

In a Korean language, the consonants come before or after a syllable.

19 consonants, including the double consonants, can all be used in front of a vowel,
but only 16 consonants excluding ㄸ, ㅃ, ㅉ can come after a vowel.

The consonants on the end of a Korean orthographic syllable is called a "final."

These "finals" only have seven phonetic values which are ㅇ, ㅁ, ㄴ, ㄹ, ㅂ, ㄷ, ㄱ.